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μεταχειρ-ίζω , aor. -εχείρισα Hdt.3.142, etc.: but more freq. in Med. μεταχειρ-ίζομαι : Att. fut. -ιοῦμαι Lys.24.10, Pl.R.410b: aor. -εχειρισάμην Ar.Eq. 345, etc., rarely -εχειρίσθην Pl.Phdr.277c: pf. -κεχείρισμαι (v. infr. 6):—
A.take in hand, handle, “σκῆπτρονE.Fr.912.7 (anap.), cf. Phld. Rh.1.225 S.:—Med., Hdt.2.121.ά, Pl.Phdr.240e: always c. acc. (the gen. in Id.R.417a belongs only to ἅπτεσθαι, and in Id.Prm. 130d ὧν <τι> shd. be read).
5. c. acc. pers., deal with, “τὸν ἑαυτῶν φονέα -όμενοιAntipho 1.20: usu. with Adv. added, handle, treat, “χαλεπῶς τινας μ.Th.7.87:—Med., “τινὰς ὠμῶς μεταχειρίζεσθαιD.24.171 (so “ὡς ἀλυπότατα μ. πάθοςLys.24.10); treat, of physicians, Pl.R.408d.
b. dispatch, kill, Hadr.Rh.p.45 H.
6. prepare a poultice, Lycusap.Orib.9.42.1 (Pass.).
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