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ἔθω , be accustomed, to be wont: pres. only in part., κακὰ πόλλ᾽ ἕρδεσκεν ἔθων much ill he wrought after his wont, Il.9.540; “οὓς παῖδες ἐριδμαίνωσιν ἔθοντες16.260 (in these passages some Gramm. expld. ἔθων as, = βλάπτων, φθείρων (and it was so used by Call.Fr.108), and (in 16.260) ἐρεθίζων, cf. ἔθει: φθείρει, ἐρεθίζει, Hsch., ἐθρίς, ἴθρις): pf. “εἴωθαIl.5.766, etc., Ep. and Ion. “ἔωθα8.408, etc., is used as pres.; plpf. εἰώθειν, Ion. ἐώθεα, as impf.; part. εἰωθώς, Ion. ἐωθώς, also in Archipp.48, Araros19; Dor. 3pl. pf. “ἐθώκατιHsch.: mostly c. inf., Il.5.766, Hdt.3.31, Th.1.99, etc.: impers., ὡς εἴωθε as is the custom, Ar.Ec.282; “ὥσπερ εἰώθειPlu.Sull.9, etc.: freq. abs. in part., of persons, accustomed, customary, usual, “ἡνιόχῳ εἰωθότιIl.5.231; ὑμῖν . . τοῖς εἰώθοσιν who are used [to hear me], S.Ph.939; οὐκ ἐωθώς praeter morem, Hdt.1.111; of things, “τὰ ἐωθότα νοήματαId.3.80; “ἐν τῷ εἰ. τρόπῳPl.Ap.27b, etc.: freq. in neut., παρὰ τὸ εἰ. contrary to custom, Th.4.17,55; τὰ εἰ. ordinary things, Ar.Ra.1, Th.2.51, etc.
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    • Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae, 282
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    • Homer, Iliad, 16.260
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    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 939
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.51
    • Thucydides, Histories, 4.17
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.231
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