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κοιμ-ίζω , post-Hom.,
A.= κοιμάω, put to sleep, “κ. ὄμμαE.Rh.826 (lyr.); “σὲ . . ἐκοίμισεν᾽ Αδρήστεια λείκνῳ ἐνὶ χρυσέῳCall.Jov.47; harbour for the night, “οἶκος ἐν τοὺς ξένους κοιμίζουσινDosiad. ap. Ath.4.143c, cf. LXX 3 Ki.3.20; still, calm, ἄημα πνευμάτων ἐκοίμισε στένοντα πόντον, i.e. the winds suffered the sea to rest—by ceasing, S.Aj.674; θάλασσαν ἀγρίαν ἐκοίμισαν (sc. οἱ δαίμονες) AP9.290 (Phil.): metaph., κ. τὸν λύχνον put it out, Nicopho 7; μεγαλαγορίαν κ. lay pride to sleep, quench, stifle it, E.Ph.184 (lyr.); “κ. θυμόνPl.Lg.873a; “τὰς λύπαςX.Smp.2.24; “πόθονAP12.19*(Mel.); ἐλπίδας οὐ θάλαμος κοίμισεν, ἀλλὰ τάφος ib.7.183 (Parmen.):—Pass., “παῖς κοιμίζεταιE.Hec.826; “τὸ θηριῶδες κ.Pl. R.591b.
3. Gramm., soften the accent (from acute to grave), Sch. D.T. p. 23 H., Sch.Il.7.334; cf.sq.11.
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