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περιπλα^ν-άομαι ,
A.wander about, [Κρήτην] Hdt.4.151 : metaph., float round about one, as the lion's skin round Heracles, Pi.I. 6(5).47.
2. abs., wander, Luc.Herm.59, D.C.47.21, etc.: metaph., ταῦτα π. to be in this state of uncertainty, X.Cyr.1.3.5; “περιπλανᾶσθαι τὸν αὐλικὸν . . ᾑρημένον βίονPhld.Ind.Sto.13; περιπεπλανημένα μέτρα erratic, irregular, D.H.Dem.50.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.151
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 1.3.5
    • Lucian, Hermotimus, 59
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Demosthene, 50
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 47.21
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