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κατα-κλίνω [ι_],
A.lay down, [δόρυ] “κατακλίνας ἐπὶ γαίῃOd.10.165; κ. τοὺς Πέρσας ἐς λειμῶνα having made them recline (for dinner) in a meadow, Hdt.1.126, cf. Pl.R.363c, 420e, Ev.Luc.9.14, Milet.1(9).368; κ. παιδίον put it to bed, Ar.Lys.19, cf. Plu.Lyc.3; “κ. τινὰ ἐν ἁρμαμάξῃX.Cyr.6.4.11; also, cause one to take to his bed, i.e. strike with disease, PMag.Par.1.2075; of animals, X. Cyn.9.3; κ. τινὰ εἰς Ἀσκληπιοῦ lay a sick person in the temple of Asclepios, Ar.Pl.411, V.123; ταύταν ὀβολῶ κ. (sens. obsc.) Cerc. 5.31:—Pass. (with aor. 2 Att. -εκλίνην, aor. 1 -εκλίθην Att. and in other dialects), lie at table, “κατακλιθέντας πίνεινHdt.2.121.“δ́; κατακλι^νήσομαιAr.Eq.98, cf. V.1208; generally, lie down, “κατακλινεὶς δευρίId.Nu.694; κατακλίνεσθαι παρά τινα lie at table next him, Pl. Smp.175a; but, παρά τινι lie with him sexually, ib.203c; “κατακλίνηθι μετ᾽ ἐμοῦAr.Lys.904; κ. ἐπὶ ταῖς κοίταις, ἐπὶ στιβάδος, Ar.V.1040, X.Cyr.5.2.15; of a sick man, take to one's bed, Hp.Epid.1.2; simply, lie in bed, Id.Prog.3, Diocl.Fr.141; “κατακλιθέντα ἐς τὸ ἱερόνHyp.Eux. 18; “κατεκλίθη ὕπτιοςPl.Phd.117e codd.; κατακεκλιμένος, of a corpse, Plb.6.53.1.
II. cause to incline, bend downwards, ἕως ἂν κατακλίνῃ [ ἐλέφας τοὺς φοίνικας] Arist.HA610a23: metaph., lay prostrate, overthrow, “τύραννονThgn.1181.
III. Pass., of ground, slope, “ἤπειρόνδεA.R.2.734.
2. of the sun, set, Poll.4.157.
3. of crabs' eyes, turn sideways, Arist.HA529b28.
5. c. dat., to be set under, made subject to, “ὅταν κατακλιθῇ τὸ θητικὸν τῷ προπολεμοῦντι Phdr.p.157 A.
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