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καταπήγνυ_μι and καταπερι-ύω (Arist.Pol.1324b20),
A.stick fast in something, plant firmly, “ἔγχος μὲν κατέπηξεν ἐπὶ ΧθονίIl.6.213; ἐν δὲ σκόλοπας κ. 7.441, cf. Hdt.4.72, Ar.Av.360, PPetr.3p.121 (iii B. C.), etc.; “εἰς τὴν γῆν κ. τὸν καυλόνArist.HA555b20; “τὸ κέντρον ἐπὶ δένδρονPhilum.Ven.37.1:—Pass., “-πα^γέντος σκόλοποςS.E.P.1.238, cf. Thphr.HP3.1.1.
2. metaph., fix, crystallize, “τὴν Χύσιν τῆς ἀπειρίας τῷ περατοειδεῖ δεσμῷDam.Pr.57.
II. Pass., with pf. and plpf. Act., stand fast or firm in, “ἰὸς ἐν γαίῃ κατέπηκτοIl.11.378; “ἱστὸς -πεπηγώςHp.Art.43; “στήλη -πεπηγυῖαHdt.7.30.
2. become congealed, freeze, Plb.3.55.5; of fish, ὑπὸ τοῦ ψύχους κ. Arist. HA601b31.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 360
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.72
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.30
    • Homer, Iliad, 11.378
    • Homer, Iliad, 7.441
    • Homer, Iliad, 6.213
    • Polybius, Histories, 3.55.5
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 43
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