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μηρύομαι [υ_], Dor. μα_ρ- Theoc. (v. infr.): aor. ἐμηρυ_σάμην:—
A.draw up, furl, “ἱστία μηρύσαντοOd.12.170, cf. A.R.4.889; ναῦται δ᾽ ἐμηρύσαντο νηὸς ἰσχάδα drew up the anchor, S.Fr.761; “μηρύεσθαι ἀπὸ βυθῶνOpp.C.1.50; μ. πείσματα, σχοίνους, AP10.2 (Antip. Sid.); wind up the strands of a torsion-engine, HeroBel.98.10, AP10.5 (Thyill.); draw out phlegm, Aret.SA1.5.
2. in weaving, κρόκα ἐν στήμονι μηρύσασθαι weave the woof into the warp, Hes.Op.538.
b. wind off thread, LXX Pr.31.13, Luc.Herm.47.
3. in Med., μαρύεται περὶ χείλη κισσός ivy draws itself, winds round the edge, Theoc.1.29.
II. Act. is found in pf., περὶ τὸν τένοντα δυσκρίτους φλέβας μεμήρυκεν has twined, Hp.Oss.16.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 538
    • Homer, Odyssey, 12.170
    • Old Testament, Proverbs, 31.13
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 761
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 4.889
    • Aretaeus, De causis et signis acutorum morborum (lib. 1), 1.5
    • Lucian, Hermotimus, 47
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