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θερίζω , Boeot. inf.
A.θερίδδεινAr.Ach.947(lyr.): fut. Att. “-ιῶArist. HA601b17: aor. “ἐθέρισαS.Aj.239(anap.), syncop. “ἔθρισαA.Ag.536 (cf. ἀποθρίζω); poet. “ἐθέρισσαAP9.451; later (subj.) “ἐκθερίξωAnacreont. 9.7:—Med.(v. infr.):—Pass., aor. ἐθερίσθην: pf. τεθέρισμαι (v. infr.): (θέρος):—do summer-work, mow, reap, σῖτον, κριθάς, Hdt.4.42, Ar.Av.506, etc.: abs., harvest, Phld.Mus.p.71 K.: freq. metaph., joined with “σπείρω, αἰσχρῶς μὲν ἔσπειρας κακῶς δὲ ἐθέρισαςGorg.Fr. 16 D., cf. Plu.2.394e; “ ῥητορικὴ καρπὸν ὧν ἔσπειρε θερίζειPl.Phdr. 260d; “οὐκ ἔστι μὴ σπείραντα θερίσαι κάρπιμαEpigr.Gr.1039.15:— Med., “καρπὸν Δηοῦς θερίσασθαιAr.Pl.515:—Pass., “ [δράγματα] ἔτυχεν . . τεθερισμέναX.HG7.2.8.
2. metaph., mow down, “Ἄρη τὸν . . θερίζοντα βροτούςA.Supp.637(lyr.), cf.Ag.536; “βίον θ. ὥστε κάρπιμον στάχυνE.Hyps.Fr.34(60).94; θ. Ἀσίαν to plunder it, Plu.2.182a.
4. metaph., reap a good harvest, Ar.Ach.947 (lyr.); of bribes, Lib.Or.47.26.
5. θερίζων (with or without λόγος), a logical fallacy, Chrysipp.Stoic.2.94, D.L.7.25: pl., ib.44.
II. intr., pass the summer, X.An.3.5.15; “θ. ἐν τοῖς ψυχροῖς, χειμάζουσι δ᾽ ἐν τοῖς ἀλεεινοῖςArist.HA596b26, cf. 598a25.
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