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προκα^λύπτω ,
A.hang before or put over as a covering,παραπετάσματαAen.Tact.32.9:—Med., put over oneself as a screen or cloak, πέπλων . . προὐκαλύπτετ᾽ εὐπήνους ὑφάς (nisi leg. προὐκάλυπτεν) E.IT 312; οὐ προκαλυπτομένα [τι] παρηΐδος putting no veil over one's face, Id.Ph.1485 (lyr.): metaph., “π. ποίησινPl.Prt.316d; “π. δόξαν μετ ριότητοςChio Ep.15.1:—pf. Med., πρὸ τῆς ψυχῆς . . ὅλον τὸ σῶμα προκεκαλυμμένοι having it put as a screen, Pl.Grg.523d.
II. cover over,ἥλιον νεφέλη π.X.An.3.4.8 (ἥλιος νεφέλην π. codd.):—Med., προὐκαλύψατ᾽ ὄμματα veiled her eyes, E.Med.1147:—Pass., to be covered, X.Cyr.5.4.45.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Taurus, 312
    • Euripides, Medea, 1147
    • Euripides, Phoenician Women, 1485
    • Plato, Gorgias, 523d
    • Plato, Protagoras, 316d
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 3.4.8
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 5.4.45
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