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διαχέω , fut. -χεῶ, later
A.-χύσωGp.7.8.4: aor. -έχεα, Ep. -έχευα (the only tense used by Hom.):—pour different ways, scatter,τὸν χοῦνHdt.2.150.
b. in Hom., cut up a victim into joints, “αῖψ᾽ ἄρα μιν διέχευανOd.3.456, cf. Il.7.316, al.; “χαλκὸς ἔγκατα διέχευενTheoc.22.203.
2. disperse,τὰ συγκεκριμέναPl.Phlb.46e; “ θερμότης δ. τὸ ὑγρόνArist.Pr.869a15; melt, fuse,χαλκόνPaus.9.41.1; liquefy, opp. πηγνύναι, Pl.Ti.46d; “νῆα . . διέχευαν ἄελλαιA.R.3.320; δ. ἀποστήματα disperse abscesses, Thphr.Od.59(61); δ. ἴχνη to destroy the scent, X.Cyn.5.3:—Pass., ib.8.1:—also Med., dissolve, Nic. Al.373.
3. metaph., confound,τὰ βεβουλευμέναHdt.8.57.
4. put in a good humour,τινὰ ὁμιλίαις καὶ λόγοιςPlu.2.74d, cf. Philostr. VS2.10.1, Hermog.Id.2.9.
II. more freq. in Pass., to be poured from one vessel into another, Hdt.6.119.
2. run through, spread, Th.2.75,76, Arist.Fr.243.
3. to be dissolved, liquefied, X.Cyn. 8.1, Arist.Pr.890b17, etc.; of a corpse, Hdt.3.16; disperse, of soldiers, X.HG7.4.34; of humours, Hp.Epid.4.45.
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.150
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.16
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.119
    • Herodotus, Histories, 8.57
    • Homer, Iliad, 7.316
    • Homer, Odyssey, 3.456
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 9.41.1
    • Plato, Laws, 775c
    • Plato, Philebus, 46e
    • Plato, Symposium, 206d
    • Plato, Timaeus, 46d
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.75
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 7.4.34
    • Xenophon, On Hunting, 5.3
    • Xenophon, On Hunting, 8.1
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 3.320
    • Polybius, Histories, 8.27.4
    • Plutarch, Alexander, 19
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Lives of the Sophists, 2.10.1
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