A.watch or keep the house, σηκὸν φυλάσσει . . “οἰκουρῶν ὄφις” watching, S.Ph.1328 ; πόλιν οἰ. guarding it, A.Ag.809 : generally, keep safe, guard, Ar.Ach.1060 ; keep watch in a temple, “ὅταν οἰκουρῶσι μύσται” Arist.Ath.56.4.
II. keep at home, as women, S.OC343 ; “οἰ. ἔνδον” Pl.R.451d, cf. D.59.86, Plu.Cam.11, Luc.Nigr. 18 ; of persons who stay at home and avoid military service, Hermipp. 45, Plu.Per.11, 12, etc.