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κατα-σείω , fut.
A.-σείσωHp.Art.43: pf. “-σέσεικαPhilem.84:—shake down, throw down, “οἰκοδομήματος ἐπὶ μέγαTh.2.76; τεῖχος, τοῦ τείχους ἐπὶ μέγα, Arr.An.1.19.2, 2.23.1; σεισμὸς κ. τὴν πόλιν Ae|.VH6.7:—Pass., fall down, Ph.2.512; of a lion's mane, “αὐχένος ἐκ λασίοιο Χαίτη -εσείετοPancrat.Oxy.1085.21: metaph., “κ. ἀκροατοῦ ὦταPhilostr.VS2.29; “νόμουςProcop.Arc.27.33; “κατέσεισεν ἅπαντα καὶ κατεβρόντησεEun. Hist.p.256 D.; ἕως κατέσεισε until he laid him on the floor (with drinking), Men.8, cf. Philem. l. c., Ath.10.431c.
2. impel, drive headlong, “νεανίσκον εἰς τὸν μανιώδη καὶ σφαλερὸν τῆς βασιλείας ἔρωταEun.Hist.p.235 D., cf. p.267 D.:—Pass., πρὸς τὸ λέγειν κ. ib. p.223 D.
3. in Surgery, treat by shaking, Hp.Art.42:—Pass., ib. 43.
4. κατασείσας τὴν χεῖρα with a motion of the hand, Act.Ap. 19.33; “κ. ἱκετηρίαςJ.BJ2.21.8; κ. τὰ ἱμάτια, by way of signal, Plu. Pomp.73: more freq. c. dat., κ. τῇ Χειρί beckon with the hand, Plb. 1.78.3, Hld.10.7; “κ. τῇ Χειρὶ σιγᾶνAct.Ap.12.17; “κ. τῷ λύχνῳ ἅμα λέγων τὸν λόγονPMag.Lond.46.453; “κ. ὀθόναιςHld.9.6: abs., κ. τινί beckon to another, as a sign for him to be silent, X.Cyr.5.4.4; “κ. τισὶν ἐπεξιέναιJ.AJ17.10.2; but also, shake the head in token of contempt, Phld.Vit.p.37 J.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (14):
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 17.10.2
    • Flavius Josephus, The Jewish War, 2.21.8
    • New Testament, Acts, 12.17
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.76
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 5.4.4
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.78.3
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 42
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 43
    • New Testament, Acts, 19.33
    • Plutarch, Pompey, 73
    • Arrian, Anabasis, 1.19.2
    • Arrian, Anabasis, 2.23.1
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Lives of the Sophists, 2.29
    • Procopius, Historia Arcana (Anecdota), 27.33
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