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ἀναβολ-ή , poet. ἀμβολή , : (ἀναβάλλω):
I. of things:
1. that which is thrown up, mound of earth, bank, X.An.5.2.5, D.S.17.95; . χωμάτων casting up of dykes, Arch.Pap.6.132 (Denderah); “διωρύγωνPAmh.2.91.11 (pl.).
2. that which is thrown back over the shoulder, mantle, Pl.Prt.342c<*> PPetr.3p.48 (iii B. C.), LXX Ne.5.13, al.; of the toga, Nic.Dam. p.119D.: also, fashion of wearing a cloak, Luc.Somn.6.
II. of actions,
1. striking up, prelude on the lyre preliminary to singing, ὁπόταν προοιμίων ἀμβολὰς τεύχῃς ἐλελιζομένη, addressed to the lyre, Pi.P.1.4; esp. of dithyramb, Eup.5D.: hence, rambling dithyrambic ode, Ar.Av.1385, cf. Pax830, Arist.Rh.1409b25; cf. “ἀναβάλλωB. I.
b. deferred payment,εὐχρηστήσας σῖτον ἐπ᾽ ἀναβολῇ Ἀρχ.Ἐφ.1912.60 (Gonni).
3.. δίκης ἐπὶ τὸν βασιλέαreference, appeal, Str.13.1.55.
4. lifting, hence, removal, of tumours, Antyll. ap. Orib.45.2.6.
III. intr., going up, ascent, way up,. τῶν ἌλπεωνPlb.3.39.9, etc.; “τὴν . ποιεῖσθαι50.3.
2. bubbling up,πομφολύγωνArist.Pr.936b1, Thphr.Ign.16; of the Nile, sources,ἀμβολαίCIG4924(Philae).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (16):
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 1385
    • Aristophanes, Peace, 830
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 17.95
    • Euripides, Heracles, 93
    • Euripides, Heraclidae, 270
    • Herodotus, Histories, 8.21
    • Plato, Laws, 915e
    • Plato, Symposium, 201d
    • Plato, Protagoras, 342c
    • Strabo, Geography, 13.1.55
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.42
    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.15
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 5.2.5
    • Polybius, Histories, 3.39.9
    • Old Testament, 2 Esdras, 5.13
    • Lucian, Somnium sive vita Luciani, 6
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