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περιτρέχω , fut. -
A.θρέξομαιAr.Ra.193, -“δρα^μοῦμαιId.V.138 : aor. “περιέδρα^μονId.Eq.56 ; but inf. -“θρέξαιId.Th.657 : pf. -“δεδράμηκαPl. Clit.41oa, -δέδρομα (v. infr. 11.1b) :—run round and round, τὸ δῶμα π., said by a drunken man, Thgn.505 ; “π. τὰ κυνίδιαX.Oec.13.8 ; “π. δεῦροAr.V.138 ; π. εἰς ταὐτόν come round, return to the same point, Pl.Tht.200c, cf. Clit.l.c.
2. run about everywhere, “οἱ δὲ πυππάζουσι περιτρέχοντεςCratin.52 ; “κύκλῳ π. καὶ βοᾶνAlex.174.1 ; “π. ὅπῃ τύχοιμιPl.Smp.173a, cf. Lys.30.21 : generally, to be in motion, circulate, Plot.6.3.24 ; περιτρέχουσα ὑγρότης flexibility of movement, of a surgeon operating, Plu.2.67e.
3.metaph., to be current, in vogue, “ταῦτα περιτρέχοντα πᾶσι προσφέρεσθαιPl.Tht.202a ; περιτρέχουσα ἑταιρεία common society, Id.Ep.333e ; ὀνόματα περιτρέχοντα current, D.H.Din.2 ; τέχνη περιτρέχουσα, of Rhetoric, comprehensive art, ars circumcurrens, Quint.Inst.2.21.7.
II. c. acc., run round, “τὴν λίμνην κύκλῳAr.Ra.193; run round searching, “τὴν Πύκνα πᾶσανId.Th.657 ; run up to from all sides, “τὸν δὲ βληθέντα περιέδραμε ὅμιλοςHdt.8.128.
b. of things, esp. in pf. -δέδρομα, encompass, surround, “περιδέδρομεν ἅψεα νοῦσοςA.R.3.676 ; “φήμη κακὴ -δέδρομεν αὐτούςMan.2.298 ; “ὠκεανὸς π. γαῖανD.P.41, cf. Theoc.Ep.4.5.
2. metaph., circumvent, take in, Ar.Eq.56.
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    • Lysias, Against Nicomachus, 21
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 200c
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    • Plato, Symposium, 173a
    • Xenophon, Economics, 13.8
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 3.676
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Dinarcho, 2
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