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καθηλ-όω or κατηλόω (cf. ἧλος),
A.nail on, “παραβλήματα κατηλῶσαιIG22.1604.31 (iv B.C.); “τι πρός τιPlu.Alex.24; “περί τιApollod.1.9.1, cf. IG22.463.79, 1668.57; “οἷον κ. τὴν ψυχὴν πρὸς τὴν ἀπόλαυσινPorph. Abst.1.38:—Pass., κλῖμαξ σανίσι καθηλωμένη with boards nailed thereto, Plb.1.22.5, cf. Apollod.Poliorc.189.5; “καθηλωθήσεται σύριγξι καμαρικαῖςAth.Mech.36.5; λεπίδες καθηλωμέναι nailed on, D.S.20.91, cf. Orib.49.4.51; “Χάλκωμα συμμαχίας . . ἐν Καπετωλίῳ κατηλωθῆναιIG 12(3).173.7 (Astypalaea, ii B.C.).
II. by confusion of Hebr. sāmar 'bristled' with sāmar, imper. sěmōr 'nail thou', “καθήλωσον ἐκ τοῦ φόβου σου τὰς σάρκας μουLXXPs.118(119).120.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Pseudo-Apollodorus, Library, 1.9.1
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.22.5
    • Plutarch, Alexander, 24
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 20.91
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