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τοὐπίτριπτον, ‘accursed’; cp. the imprecation, “ἐπιτριβείης” ( Ar. Av. 1530, Thesm. 557). Others explain it, from the sense ‘rubbed down,’ as ‘practised in trickery,’ ‘knavish’ (cp. “περίτριμμα, ἄλημα”, etc.). Ar. Plut. 275ὡς σεμνὸς οὑπίτριπτος”: Andoc. or. 1 § 99 “ συκοφάντα καὶ ἐπίτριπτον κίναδος”. Ar. Av. 430πυκνότατον κίναδος”, | “σόφισμα, κύρμα, τρίμμα, παιπάλημ᾽ ὅλον”. Here κίναδος is acc.: cp. 118, Ph. 444 n.

ἐξήρου μ᾽ ὅπου, sc.ἐστί”: a frequent ellipse after “ὅπου” (890, O. T. 926, Ant. 318). Cp. 33.


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