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ἐπι-κλίνω ,
A.put to, shut a door: hence, in Pass., once in Hom., ἐπικεκλιμέναι σανίδες closed doors, Il.12.121.
II.. bend towards, τὰ ὦτα . prick the ears, X.Cyn.6.15; . αὑτὸν πρός τι lean against . . , Paus.9.30.10; “ξίφει ἑαυτήνPhilostr.Her.19.11; . τὸ στόμα pull it open, Arist.PA660b22:—Pass., κεραῖαι ἐπικεκλιμέναι spars leaning on the wall and inclined at an angle to it, Th.2.76.
2.. cause to incline, “πρὸς ταῦτα τὰ πράγματαD.3.8.
3.. intr., lean upon, “τοῖν χεροῖνPl.Amat.132b; incline towards, “ἐπί τιChrysipp.Stoic.3.175; “πρὸς τὸ χεῖρονDam.Pr.400.
III.. in Pass., lie over against or near, Σαλαμῖνος τᾶς ἐπικεκλιμένας ὄχθοις ἱεροῖς (sc.of Attica), E.Tr.801 (lyr.), cf.A.R.2.418.
IV.. Pass., also, recline upon, “τύλῃAP11.14 (Ammian.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Demosthenes, Olynthiac 3, 8
    • Euripides, Trojan Women, 801
    • Homer, Iliad, 12.121
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 1.10.4
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 9.30.10
    • Plato, Lovers, 132b
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.76
    • Xenophon, On Hunting, 6.15
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 2.418
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