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χειμάζω from χεῖμα 1 2 pass the winter, opp. to θερίζω, Ar., Xen., etc.:—of armies, to go into winter-quarters, to winter, Lat. hiemare, Hdt., Xen.
2.impers., like ὕει, νίφει, ἐχείμαζε ἡμέρας τρεῖς (in imperf. sense) the storm continued for three days, Hdt.
III.c. acc. to agitate or distress like a storm, Soph.:— Pass. to be driven by a storm, suffer from it, Thuc.; χειμασθεὶς ἀνέμῳ id=Thuc.: metaph. to be tempest-tost, distressed, esp. of the state considered as a ship, Eur., Ar.; also of single persons, Trag., Plat.

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