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ἐπικατα-λαμβάνω ,
A.follow and catch up, overtake, “τὰς ναῦςTh.2.90; “τινάId.3.111, Plb.1.66.3, etc.; σελήνη ἥλιον . Pl.Ti.39c: abs., μεταξὺδὲ ἁμέρα-λαμβάνειIG4.952.14 (Epid.):—Pass., Arist.HA611b33.
b.. of fruit which forms before the last year's fruit is ripe, overtakes it, Thphr.HP2.6.10.
2.. fasten, bind on, “κατάπλασμα ταινιδίῳGal.13.357.
3.. Gramm. in Pass., of σημεῖα, to be understood after, S.E. M.8.166.
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    • Plato, Timaeus, 39c
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.90
    • Thucydides, Histories, 3.111
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.66.3
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