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προσχώννυ_μι (Plb.9.41.4, J.BJ5.5.1) and προσ-ύω (Thphr.HP2.5.5): aor.
A.προσέχωσαHdt.2.10,99: pf. “προσκέχωκαD.S.1.39:—pf. Pass. “-κέχωσμαιThphr.HP5.8.3, Palaeph.28: aor. Pass. “-εχώσθηνGp.2.24.2:—also προσχόω , 3sg. pres. “προσχοῖTh.2.102:—Pass., impf. προσεχοῦτο ib.75: part. “προσχούμενοςArist.Mete.351b7; inf. προσχοῦσθαι ib. 353a8:—heap upon, esp. of water, deposit mud, silt, etc.: hence,
1. ταῦτα τὰ χωρία π. form these new lands by deposition, of rivers, Hdt. 2.10: abs., ποταμὸς προσχοῖ ἀεί continually forms fresh deposits, Th. l.c.:—Pass., to be joined to the land by deposits of rivers, Thphr.HP5.8.3.
2. choke with mud, silt up, π. τὰς ἀνωμαλίας fill up hollows, level, Plb. l.c., cf. Str.6.2.10:—Pass., “ θάλαττα ἐξηραίνετο προσχουμένηArist.Mete.351b7, cf. 353a8.
II. throw earth upon, J. l. c.; “ἵνα αἱ ῥίζαι προσχωσθῶσιGp.2.24.2; also, raise mounds against, “μέρη τῆς πόλεωςDius ap.J.AJ8.5.3; form by a dam, “τὸν . . ἀγκῶνα τοῦ ΝείλουHdt.2.99:—Pass., προσεχοῦτο where earth was being raised up against it, Th.2.75.
III. generally, heap up, in Pass., “ὄρος ἐξ οὗ . . ὕλη -κέχωσταιPalaeph.28.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.10
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.99
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 8.5.3
    • Flavius Josephus, The Jewish War, 5.5.1
    • Strabo, Geography, 6.2.10
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.75
    • Polybius, Histories, 9.41.4
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.102
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 1.39
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