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λεηλ-α^τέω , (λεία, ἐλαύνω) away booty, esp. cattle, S.Aj.343, E.Rh.293, X.HG4.4.15, al., Aen. Tact.16.8.
2. c.acc.loci, plunder, despoil, τὸ πεδίον, τὴν πόλιν, τὴν χώραν, Hdt.2.152, 5.101, Hdn.3.9.3, cf. Hell.Oxy.16.5, Plu.Cam.17; ravage, “κώμηνPMasp.2 iii 3 (vi A.D.):—Pass., to be plundered, “τὰ ἐκ τῆς χώρας λεηλατηθένταAen.Tact.16.11: metaph., τῇ γαστρὶ λεηλατεῖσθαι to be a slave to . . , Plu.2.133a.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Euripides, Rhesus, 293
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.152
    • Herodotus, Histories, 5.101
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 343
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 4.4.15
    • Plutarch, Camillus, 17
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