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ἀποκληρ-όω ,
A.choose by lot from a number, Hdt.2.32; “. ἕνα ἐκ δεκάδοςId.3.25; “ἀπὸ πάντων τῶν λόχωνTh.4.8: at Athens, choose or elect by lot,πρυτάνειςId.8.70, cf. And.1.82; “σιτοφύλακας .Lys.22.16:—Pass., to be so chosen, D.25.27, Marm.Par.16: hence, choose at random, prob. in Phld.Rh.1.114S.:—Med., much like Act., Ph.2.508, Plu.2.826f.
2. allot, assign by lot,χώραν τινίPlu.Caes.51, cf. Hld.4.2:—Pass., to be allotted, fall to one's share,τινίLuc.Merc. Cond.32, Ph.2.577; have allotted to one, τι Ph.1.214.
II. eliminate by lot, Arist.Pol.1298b26.
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    • Demosthenes, Against Aristogiton 1, 27
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.32
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.25
    • Lysias, Against the Corn Dealers, 16
    • Thucydides, Histories, 4.8
    • Thucydides, Histories, 8.70
    • Plutarch, Caesar, 51
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