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ἐπιλαγχάνω , pf. (v. infr. 11):—
A.succeed another in an office on a vacancy, “οὔτε λαχὼν οὔτ᾽ ἐπιλαχώνAeschin.3.62, D.58.29; . τινὶ βουλῆς succeed him in the Council, Pl.Com.167, cf. 166.5.
2.. obtain, have allotted to one, “εὐδαιμονίαςPh.1.629, al.
II.. fall to one's lot next, “ἐπιλέλογχε πύματον . . γῆραςS.OC1235 (lyr.); ἐπιλαχόντατινὶ πράγματαPMon.6.50, cf. 7.45 (vi A.D.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Aeschines, Against Ctesiphon, 62
    • Demosthenes, Against Theocrines, 29
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 1235
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 11
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