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περικρούω ,
A.strike off all round, περικρουσθεῖσα πέτρας τε καὶ ὄστρεα having stones and shells knocked off, stripped of them, Pl.R.611e; ὅταν περικρονσθῶσιν οἱ ἀγκῶνες when the headlands are broken away, by the river overflowing, Str.12.8.19.
2. strike all round, ring a metal or earthen vessel, to see if it is cracked, εἴ πῄ τι σαθρὸν ἔχει ἠχεῖ Wytt.), “πᾶν περικρούωμενPl.Phlb.55c : metaph., Iamb.Myst.8.5 : hence “περικεκρονμένοςunsound, cracked, Com.Adesp.888.
3. twist round, of a wrestler, Plu.2.234d.
4. Pass., to be buffeted on every side, ib.831a.
5. π. πέδας fasten fetters on one, ib.499a.
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