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καταψάω ,
A.stroke, caress, “καταψῶσα τοῦ παιδίου τὴν κεφαλήνHdt.6.61; “καταψῶν αὐτὸν [τὸν κάνθαρον] ὥσπερ πωλίονAr.Pax75, cf.X.Ap. 28; “τὸ φαλακρόνHerod.6.76:—Pass., Asclep. ap. Gal.12.411; to be stroked the right way, Sch.Gen.Il.21.474.
2. metaph., smooth down, Plb.2.13.6, 10.18.3; cajole, wheedle, BGU1011.13 (ii B.C.).
3. scrape down, “τοὺς τοίχουςIG11(2).199A48(Delos, iii B.C.); rub down, “ἅτερος τὸν ἕτερονLuc.Anach.1.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aristophanes, Peace, 75
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.61
    • Homer, Iliad, 21.474
    • Xenophon, Apology, 28
    • Polybius, Histories, 10.18.3
    • Polybius, Histories, 2.13.6
    • Lucian, Anacharsis, 1
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