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ἀνακρού-ω , poet. ἀγκρ- ,
A.push back a gate-pin, “βάλανονAen.Tact.18.6; stop short, check,ἵππον χαλινῷX.Eq. 11.3; back horses, “τὸ ζεῦγοςPlu.Alc.2:—Pass., Them. in Ph.130.25.
2. in Music, strike up, Theoc.4.31: hence, begin a speech, Plb.4.22.11.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 399
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 11.18
    • Herodotus, Histories, 8.84
    • Plato, Philebus, 13d
    • Plutarch, Alcibiades, 2
    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.38
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 11.3
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 4.1650
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.22.11
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