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πι?́τυ^λ-ος , ,
A.sweep of oars, νεὼς π. εὐήρης, periphr. for a ship and its oars, E.IT1050, cf. 1346, Tr. 1123: pl., Hp. ap. Gal.19.131; “ναῦς ὅταν ἐκ πιτύλων ῥοθιάζῃAr.Fr.84: metaph., ἑνὶ π. with one sweep, all together, A.Pers.976 (lyr.).
2. shower, torrent, “δακρύωνE.Hipp.1464 (anap.); of blows, Theoc.22.127, cf. Poll.2.147; “ἄρασσε κρᾶτα πιτύλους διδοῦσα χειρόςE.Tr.1236 (lyr.).
b. attack, fit, “μανίαςE.IT307; ἆρ᾽ ἐς τὸν αὐτὸν π. ἥκομεν φόβου; are we victims of the same attack of fear, i.e. are we seeing the same phantasms? Id.HF816; μαινομένῳ π. πλαγχθείς ib.1189 (lyr.); π. σκύφου the mad fit of the wine-cup, Id.Alc.798: as Adj., mad, Phld.Rh.1.251 S. (s.v.l.).
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