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περι-σφίγγω ,
A.bind tightly all round, βοὸς οὐρᾷ τὸν αὐχένα π. D.S.3.33 ; “κύκλος οὐρανοῦ π. πάνταPh.1.227 ; “χεῖρα σπατάλῃAP6.74 (Agath.) ; “δεσμῷ . . Ἅρηα περισφίγξας ἈφροδίτῃNonn.D.5.585 ; apply closely, of a cupping-instrument, Aret.CA1.10:—Pass., Hp.Oss.13, J.AJ3.7.4 ; “τῷ πυφμένι -έσφιγκται σωλήνStr.16.2.13 : abs., contract, shrink, Hp.VC15 ; “π. τοῖς ἱδρῶσι τοὺς λινοῦςSor.1.83.
2. metaph., tighten up, make more stringent, “νόμονJust.Nov.46 Praef.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 3.7.4
    • Strabo, Geography, 16.2.13
    • Hippocrates, De capitis vulneribus, 15
    • Aretaeus, De curatione acutorum morborum libri duo, 1.10
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 3.33
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