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προσκόπτω ,
A.strike one thing against another, “πρὸς λίθον τὸν πόδαLXX Ps.90(91).12; “π. τὸν δάκτυλόν πουAr.V.275 (lyr).
b. intr., stumble or strike against, τινι X.Eq.7.6, Alex.81, Arist.Pr.882b18, GC 326a27, etc.; π. τῷ ὀφθαλμῷ (sc. ῥίζῃ κυάμου) Thphr.HP4.8.8; of liquid, to be checked by striking against, c. dat., Plu.Lyc.9; πνεῦμα προσκόπτον broken, interrupted breathing, Hp.Aph.4.68.
2. π. τῷ ἄξονι encounter friction at . . , Arist.Mech.852a32.
2. take offence at, “ἵνα μή μοι προσκόψῃςPCair.Zen.463.11 (iii B.C.); “τῇ βαρύτητί τινοςPlb.1.31.7, cf. Carneisc.Herc. 1027.14; “θεοὺς -κόψαντάς τισιD.S.13.59; of things, π. τῷ ζῆν to be disgusted with life, Id.4.61:—Pass., δῆμος π. αὐτῷ διά τι being offended with him, App.BC2.27, cf. Phld.Piet.30, M.Ant.9.3.
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    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 275
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 13.59
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 7.6
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.31.7
    • Polybius, Histories, 5.49.5
    • Polybius, Histories, 7.5.6
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 4.68
    • Plutarch, Lycurgus, 9
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 4.61
    • Marcus Aurelius, M. Antonius Imperator Ad Se Ipsum, 9.3
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