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α δ άκρυσιν τ. E.Supp.21, cf. IA496; and simply, τ. παρειάν, ὄμμα, S.Ant.530 (anap.), E.Alc.764;
A.τέγξαι βλέφαρονB.5.157:—Pass., to be moistened, “δρόσοιςS.Aj.1209 (lyr.); δάκρυσί μου βλέφαρα τ. E.Hipp.854 (lyr.): τέγγομαι (sc. ὄσσε), i.e. I weep, A.Pers.1065 (lyr.).
3. soak, in Pass., distd. from τήκεσθαι, Arist.Mete.385b22; τέγγει is prob. f.l. for στέγει in Id.Pr.869b25.
III. dye, stain: metaph., “οὐ ψεύδεϊ τέγξω λόγονPi.O. 4.19. (Cf. Lat. tingo.
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