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περιδι_ν-εύω ,
A.hover around, prob. for sq. in S.Fr.334 (anap.); revolve round, “ἄξονας οὓς περιεδίνευον τροχοίD.S.18.27. -έω, whirl, wheel round, “κύκλῳ αὑτόνAeschin.3.167 ; “τὴν κεφαλήνD.Chr.1.56 ; ἥλιος π. περὶ αὐτὸν τὸν πόλον Men.Rh.p.442S.; “τυφὼν π. τὴν ναῦνLuc.VH1.9 ; set in motion all round, Alciphr.1.39 :—Med., “περιδινήσασθε ἀνελίγματα χαίτηςAP7.485 (Diosc.); also, take a stroll, “περιδινησόμεθα ἐν ΛυκείῳLuc.Lex.2:—Pass., to be whirled round, Ph.1.145, Ti.Locr.97c, Iamb.Myst.5.20 ; spin round like a top, X.Smp.7.3, Luc. Syr.D.36, etc.—Cf. περιδονέω.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aeschines, Against Ctesiphon, 167
    • Xenophon, Symposium, 7.3
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 334
    • Lucian, De Syria dea, 36
    • Lucian, Lexiphanes, 2
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 18.27
    • Dio Chrysostom, Orationes, 1.56
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