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πελα^γ-ίζω , (πέλαγος)
A.form a sea or lake, of a river that has overflowed, “ἐώθεε ποταμὸς ἀνὰ τὸ πεδίον πᾶν πελαγίζεινHdt.1.184 ; “λίμνη πελαγίζουσαStr.5.3.12 ; of places, to be flooded, under water, “ἐπεὰν τὰ πεδία πελαγίσῃHdt.2.92, cf. Str.17.1.4.
2. of islands, lie out in the open sea, Id.10.2.19.
3. metaph., in Rhet., to be verbose, exuberant, Phld. Rh.1.239, 240 S., cj. in D.H.Is.14 ; ἀλαζονεύεσθαι, ψεύδεσθαι μεγάλα, Hsch.
4. have a chattering of the teeth, Id.
II. trans., = πελαγόω, flood, Jul.Or.1.27b.
III. cross the open sea, X. Oec.21.3, Hyp.Fr.262 ; “πλοίῳPosidon.28 J.; opp. παρὰ γῆν πλεῖν, Str.1.3.2 ; to be on the high sea, Ach.Tat.2.32 :—Med., Charito 8.6.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.184
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.92
    • Strabo, Geography, 17.1.4
    • Strabo, Geography, 1.3.2
    • Strabo, Geography, 5.3.12
    • Strabo, Geography, 10.2.19
    • Xenophon, Economics, 21.3
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Isaeo, 14
    • Achilles Tatius, Leucippe et Clitophon, 2.32
    • Chariton, De Chaerea et Callirhoe, 8.6
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