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ἐπι-κοπή , ,
A.cutting close, pollarding, of trees, Thphr.CP5.17.3.
2.. cutting down, felling, μιᾶς ἐπικοπῆς εἶναι fall by a single blow, D.C.38.50, 49.29 (owing to f.l. in Th.5.103).
3.. in building, dressing, trimming face of blocks of masonry, “ἐπικόπτων τὰς ἐπικοπάςBCH35.43 (Delos), cf. IG 7.3073.71 (Lebad.); . στρωτήρων ib.4.1484.235 (Epid.).
II.. interruption, Philostr.VS2.30.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Thucydides, Histories, 5.103
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 38.50
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 49.29
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Lives of the Sophists, 2.30
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