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ἐπιέννυ_μι ,
A.put on besides or over, χλαῖναν δ᾽ ἐπιέσσαμεν we threw a cloak over him, Od.20.143: elsewh. Hom. has only pf. part. Pass. ἐπιειμένος (Aeol. “ἐπέμμενοςSapph.70): in metaph. sense c. acc., ἀναιδείην, ἀλκήν, clad in shamelessness, strength, Il.1.149, 8.262, etc.; “. ἀχλύνAP7.283 (Leon.); λευκοῖσι κόμας . ὤμοις covered with hair over her white shoulders, A.R.3.45; χαλκὸν ἐπίεσται has brass upon or over it, Orac. ap. Hdt.1.47:—Med., put on oneself besides, put on as an upper garment, “χλαίνας ἐπείνυσθαιHdt.4.64: metaph., ἐπὶδὲ νεφέλην ἕσσαντοIl.14.350; γᾶν ἐπιεσσόμενος (fut.), i.e. to be buried. Pi.N.11.16; so “γῆν ἐπιέσασθαιX.Cyr.6.4.6; “γῆν ἐπιεννύμεθαAP7.480 (Leon.), cf. Theoc.Ep.9.4: also, c. acc. rei, ἐπιεσσάμενοι νῶτον κρόκαις having wrapt one's shoulders with it, Pi.N.10.44.— Old Ep. Verb, not found till late (exc. Sapph. l.c.) in the form ἐφέννυ_μι , because of the digamma, v. ἕννυμι, καταέννυμι; ἐπιέσασθαι is retained even in X.l.c.; ἐφέσσεσθαι, ἐφέσσατο, A.R.1.691, 1326; “ἐφεσσάμενοςTheoc. l.c., AP7.299 (Nicom.), 446 (Hegesipp.).
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.64
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.47
    • Homer, Iliad, 14.350
    • Homer, Iliad, 1.149
    • Homer, Odyssey, 20.143
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 6.4.6
    • Homer, Iliad, 8.262
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 1.1326
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 1.691
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 3.45
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