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ἀνακαθ-αίρω ,
A.clear out, clear completely, τοὺς πόρους the ducts, Anaxipp.1.16; cleanse ulcer, Paul.Aeg.4.41; “τάφρουςD.H.8.13; clear streets, OGI483.79 (Pergam.); τράφως καὶ ῥόως . . ἀγκοθαρίοντι ( = ἀνακαθαροῦσι) Tab Heracl.1.132; prune, Thphr.HP1.3.3; clear ground for foundations, SIG2587.46 (Eleusis, iv B. C.), BCH29.468 (Delos, iii B. C.), IG12(2).11.3 (Mytilene):—Med., “ἀνακαθηράμενον τὸ χωρίονAth.Mitt.31.134 (Athens, iv B. C.), IG2.1054.8 (iv B. C.):— Pass., ib.7.3073.64 (Lebad.); of a mine, to be cleared out, Arist.Mir. 834a27; “οἰκόπεδαD.H.14.2; of the air, become quite clear, Plu.Flam. 8.
2. extract,μεταλλεῖαPl.Lg. 678d.
4. Medic., cleanse thoroughly, Hp.Aph.5.8: metaph., purify,τῆς κακίας γῆν καὶ θάλατταν Them.254a.
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    • Plato, Laws, 678d
    • Plato, Laws, 642a
    • Plato, Menexenus, 241d
    • Polybius, Histories, 10.30.8
    • Plutarch, Alexander, 17
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 5.8
    • Plutarch, Titus Flamininus, 8
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 14.2
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    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 8.13
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