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ἀποβουκολ-έω ,
A.lead astray, as cattle, “βοῦς ἐς τὴν ἰδίαν ἀγέληνLongus 1.27.
2. lead away shepherds from the sheep, τῶν θρεμμάτων Chor.p.92B.
3. let stray, lose (as a bad shepherd does his sheep), χαρίεν γὰρ εἰ . . τῇ θυγατρὶ τὸν παῖδα ἀποβουκολήσαιμι . . if I were to lose my daughter her son, X.Cyr.1.4.13:—Pass., stray, lose one's way, Luc.Nav.4.
4. beguile, soothe, Id.Am.16; lead astray, seduce, Id.Bis Acc.13.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (3):
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 1.4.13
    • Lucian, Navigium, 4
    • Longus, Daphnis & Chloe, 1.27
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