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ἀντλ-έω , (ἄντλος)
A.bale out bilge-water, bale the ship, Thgn.673,Alc. 19.
2. generally, draw water,ἀντλέει καὶ ἐγχέειHdt.6.119, Ev.Jo.2.8, etc.; οἷον ἐκ κρήνης ἐπ᾽ ὀχετοὺς . draw as from a well, and pour into . ., Pl.Ti.79a; “διὰ χώνης τοῖσι βουλομένοις πιεῖνPherecr. 108.31: prov. of labour in vain, ἠθμῷ ἀντλεῖν draw water in a sieve, Arist.Oec.1344b25; “εἰς τετρημένον πίθον .X.Oec.7.40; but ἐκ πίθω . of one who has abundance in store, Theoc.10.13; “ἕτοιμον .Herod.4.14.
II. metaph., drain dry, i.e.,
1. use the utmost, make the most of,τὰν ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάνPi.P.3.62: but more commonly,
III. Pass., “ἀντλούμενος ὄλβῳflooded with, Man.4.92.
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