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θωρα_κ-ίζω , prose form of θωρήσσω,
A.arm with a breastplate or corslet, “θωρακίσας αὐτοὺς καὶ ἵππουςX.Cyr.8.8.22:—Med., put on one's breastplate, Id.An.2.2.14:—Pass., θωρακισθείς ib.3.4.35; τεθωρακισμένοι cuirassiers, Th.2.100, X.An.2.5.35; ἄγαλμα τεθ. OGI332.7 (Elaea, ii B.C.).
II. generally, cover with defensive armour, “τοὺς ἡνιόχους ἐθωράκισε πλὴν τῶν ὀφθαλμῶνX.Cyr.6.1.29; “ὄγκῳ . . χλανίδος εὖ τεθωρακισμένοςEphipp.14.10: metaph., θ. ἑαυτούς, of wild boars, to sheathe themselves in mud, preparatory to fighting, Arist. HA571b16; of the ichneumon, “θωρακισθεὶς πηλῷStr.17.1.39.
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