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στεγ-άζω ,
A.= στέγω, cover, “ἀσπίδες στεγάζουσι τὰ σώματαX.Cyr.7.1.33; τὸ στεγάζον, of the body which covers the soul, Epicur.Ep.1p.21U., cf.pp.8,20 U. (Pass.); roof a building, IG22.1046.16 (i B.C.), LXX 2 Ch.34.11; [“περιστάσεις] ς. γείσεσιν λιθίνοιςOGI483.126 (Pergam., ii A.D.): metaph., “στεγάσαι φρενὸς εἴσωEmp.3; ὕπνος ς. τινά covers, embraces, S.El.781:—Pass., “στεγάζεσθαι τῇ γῇThphr.CP1.12.3, cf. X.Oec.19.13; πλοῖον ἐστεγασμένον a decked vessel, Antipho 5.22; ἵνα στεγασθῇ (sc. τὰ χώματα) be rendered water-tight, PSI5.486.10 (iii B.C.); [“οἰκία] ἐστεγασμένηroofed, PCair.Zen.251.7 (iii B.C.).
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    • Antiphon, On the murder of Herodes, 22
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