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ἐγκολπ-ίζω ,
2. go into or follow the bay, Id.9.5.22.
3. inject into the vagina, Aët.1.126.
II. Med., with pf. Pass., take in one's bosom, “ὥσπερ ἑρπετὰ τοὺς ἀπορρήτους λόγουςPlu.2.508d, cf. Plot. 1.4.6; embrace, “θεὸς ἐγκεκόλπισται τὰ ὅλαPh.1.425; περίοδος πολλοὺς ἀγκῶνας ἐγκολπιζομένη a period embracing many turns of expression, D.H.Dem.4 (vulg. ἐγκαλλωπιζομένη; [ἰχθῦς] . τῇ σαγήνῃ to catch fish in the belly of the net, Alciphr.1.18.
2. conceive, Porph.Gaur.5.4.
3. embrace in a bay, “ἄκρα πολὺν-ομένη λιμέναDion.Byz.53.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (3):
    • Strabo, Geography, 5.4.5
    • Strabo, Geography, 9.5.22
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Demosthene, 4
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