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ἐπικάμπ-τω ,
A.bend into an angle, “τὸν δάκτυλονArist. HA556b17; [“κλάδους] χερσίThem.Or.21.249a; Archit., make an angle or return, IG22.1668.75:—Pass., bend or turn, “ἐς τὰ ἀριστεράHp.Oss.10; arch, “ὀφρὺς ἐπικεκαμμένηArist.PA671b33; of troops, advance the wings, so as to form angles with the centre and take the enemy in flank, X.Cyr.7.1.5, HG4.2.20, An.1.8.23; τὸ στόμα ἐπικεκαμμένον ἔχουσα [φάλαγξ] Ascl.Tact.11.1; also of a fleet, form a curved line so as to envelop the enemy, D.C.50.31.
2.. Act., . πρὸς ἔλεόν τινας move to pity, Lib.Decl.46.13:—Pass., abs., Ctes.Fr. 29.56, Lib.Or.6.38; “πρὸς τὸν ὀδυρμόνId.Loc.1.31.
II.. intr., to be bent, Arist.HA529a12.
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    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 1.8.23
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 7.1.5
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 4.2.20
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 50.31
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