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συμμύω ,
A.shut up, close, of wounds, “σὺν δ᾽ ἕλκεα πάντα μέμυκενIl.24.420; of the eyelids, Pl.Ti.45e; ἄνω κεχηνὼς κάτω συμμεμυκώς looking up with open lips or down with closed lips, Id.R.529b (hence, to be silent, ἵνα συμμύσαντες πειθαρχῶσιν prob. in Plb.30.32.8); also of other openings, as of the os uteri, Hp.Aph.5.51, Arist. HA582b19, al.; of pores, Pl.Phdr.251b; of bivalve shell-fish, Epich.42, Arist.HA535a18; of the 'sleep' of plants, Thphr.CP2.19.1, al., Gp.11.20.3; of shields which 'give' under a blow, Thphr. HP5.3.4; of the double reed of a musical instrument, ib.4.11.4; of green wood, ib.5.6.3.
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