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ἀκρωτηρι-άζω ,
2. of persons, cut off hands and feet, mutilate, Plb.5.54.10, etc.; ῥῖνα, πρόσωπον, Clearch. 8, Plu.Alc.18; “χεῖρας σὺν αὐτοῖς τοῖς βραχίοσινD.S.34.8; ὄργανον, of circumcision, Ph.2.211; μηδὲν ἀκρωτηριάσῃς ἐνθάδε, Inscr. on statue, CIG6855:—so in Med., “μέληLXX 4 Ma.18.20: inetaph., “ἠκρωτηριασμένοι τὰς πατρίδαςD.18.296; “. τὴν ἀρετήν τινοςMax.Tyr. 5.8.
3. Medic., amputate, Heliod. ap. Orib.45.14.4.
4. metaph., mutilate, maim, “τῇ συγκοπῇ τὸ μέγεθοςLongin.39.4; “πρᾶγμαPOxy.237 vi 7 (ii A. D.); “θείαν φύσινHeraclit.All.26.
II. intr., form a promontory, jut out like one, Plb.4.43.2, Str.2.1.40.
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    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 296
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.59
    • Plutarch, Alcibiades, 18
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 6
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 6.2
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.43.2
    • Polybius, Histories, 5.54.10
    • Strabo, Geography, 2.1.40
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