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τρίζω Root ΤΡΙΓ Formed from the sound epic part. τετριγῶτες, for τετριγότες

1.of animals, to utter a shrill cry, to scream, cry, of young birds, Il.; of bats, Od.; of ghosts (which, in Shaksp., "squeak and gibber"), Hom., etc.
2.of other sounds, νῶτα τετρίγει (epic plup.) the wrestlers' backs cracked, Il.; τρ. τοὺς ὀδόντας to gnash the teeth, NTest.; of a musical string, to twang, Anth.

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