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ἐρείδω , pass. perf. ἐρήρεισμαι, 3 pl. ἐρηρέδαται, plup. 3 sing. ἠρήρειστο, 3 pl. ἐρηρέδατο, aor. ἐρείσθη, mid. aor. ἐρείσατο, part. ἐρεισάμενος: I. act., lean one thing against another, usually with some notion of weight or violence, support, press or force down; δόρυ πρὸς τεῖχος ἐρείσα_ς, Il. 22.112; θρόνον πρὸς κι?ονα, Od. 8.66; ἀσπὶς ἀσπίδ᾽ ἔρειδε, ‘bore hard on,’ Il. 13.131 ; ἐρείδοντες βελέεσσιν, ‘pressing him hard,’ Il. 16.108; pass., ἐπὶ μελίης ἐρεισθείς, ‘supported,’ ‘supporting himself,’ ‘leaning’ upon the lance, Il. 22.225 ; θρόνοι περὶ τοῖχον ἐρηρέδατο, ‘set firmly,’ Od. 7.95 ; λᾶε ἐρηρέδαται, ‘planted,’ Il. 23.329 ; ὕπτιος οὔδει ἐρείσθη, ‘forced heavily to the ground,’ Il. 7.145 ; οὔδεϊ δέ σφιν | χαῖται ἐρηρέδαται, their manes ‘rest upon’ the ground), Il. 23.284 ; διὰ θώρηκος ἠρήρειστο, ‘forced through,’ Il. 3.358.—II. mid., lean or support oneself firmly; ἐρείσατο χειρὶ γαίης, ‘upon the ground with his hand,’ Il. 5.309 ; ἐρεισάμενος, ‘planting himself firmly,’ Il. 12.457; of wrestlers, Il. 23.735.
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