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ἐξορύσσω , Att. ἐξόρμ-ττω ,
A.dig out the earth from a trench, “τὸν ἀεὶ ἐξορυσσόμενον χοῦνHdt.7.23; “τόποι ἐξορυσσόμενοιArist.Mir.833b4:— Med., ἐξορύξασθαι χάρακας make oneself a vallum, D.H.9.55.
II. dig out of the ground, dig up,τοὺς νεκρούςHdt.1.64, cf. BGU1024iv4 (iv/v A.D.); “ἄγλιθαςAr.Ach.763; [μορίαν] Lys.7.26:—Pass., “τοῦ χοὸς τοῦ -ομένουPHal.1.109 (iii B.C.); “φυτάX.Oec.19.4.
2. gouge out,. αὐτῶν τοὺς ὀφθαλμούςHdt.8.116, cf. LXXJd.16.21, Plu. Art.14.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 763
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.64
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.23
    • Herodotus, Histories, 8.116
    • Lysias, On the Olive Stump, 26
    • Xenophon, Economics, 19.4
    • Plutarch, Artaxerxes, 14
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 9.55
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