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δια-ζώννυ_μι or δια-ύω , fut. -ζώσω: pf. Pass.
A.διέζωμαιIG2.736B19, ib.11(2).161.35 (Delos, iii B.C.):— gird round, encircle, embrace, Gal.14.715: metaph., τὸν ὅλον ἄνθρωπον διέζωσεν [ἡ ψυχή] Diog.Oen.39:—Med., undergird one's ship, App.BC5.91; but usu. gird oneself with,διαζωσάμενοι τὸ τριβώνιονLuc.Hist.Conscr.3:—Pass., διαζώννυσθαι ἐσθῆτα, ἀκινάκην, Id.Somn. 6, Anach.6: abs., διεζωσμένοι wearing theδιάζωμα1, Th.1.6 codd. (“-ζωμένοιPhot., Suid.): metaph., ἀρχὴν διεζωσμένος invested with office, J.AJ14.9.3.
II. metaph., engirdle, encompass, of fire, Plu. Brut.31; τὸν αὐχένα (i.e. the Chersonese) “δ. ἐρύμασιId.Per.19; “νήσουςId.Them.12:—Pass., [“ Ἀττικὴ] μέση διέζωσται ὄρεσινX. Mem.3.5.25; “ῥάχει διεζῶσθαιPlb.5.69.1; also pass like a girdle,διὰ τῶν τροπικῶνArist.Mu.392a12.
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    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 14.9.3
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.6
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 3.5.25
    • Polybius, Histories, 5.69.1
    • Plutarch, Pericles, 19
    • Plutarch, Themistocles, 12
    • Plutarch, Brutus, 31
    • Lucian, Somnium sive vita Luciani, 6
    • Lucian, Anacharsis, 1
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    • Lucian, Quomodo historia conscribenda sit, 3
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