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τι^τύσκομαι , Ep. Verb, used only in pres. and impf., combining the senses of the kindred Verbs τεύχω, τυγχάνω.
I. like τεύχω, make, make ready, prepare, “τιτύσκετο πῦρIl.21.342; ὑπ᾽ ὄχεσφι τιτύσκετο ἵππω he put two horses to the chariot, 8.41, 13.23:—later in Act. τιτύσκω , “νίκαν Ἱέρωνι τιτύσκωνB.5.49, cf. Antim.Fr.44, Arat.418, Lyc.1403, Max.279, Opp.H.2.99:—Pass., “τιτύσκεταιAglaïas 25.
II. more freq., try to hit (τυχεῖν), aim, shoot, τινος at a person, τινι with a thing, “Μηριόνης δ᾽ αὐτοῖο τιτύσκετο δουρίIl. 13.159; “ἐγχείῃ δ᾽ αὐτοῖο τιτύσκετο21.582, cf. 3.80, 11.350, etc.: abs., “βάλλε τιτυσκόμενοςOd.22.118; “τιτύσκεσθαι καθ᾽ ὅμιλονIl.13.498,560; ἄντα τιτύσκεσθαι aim straight before one, at a mark right opposite, Od.21.421, 22.266; of one unlocking a door, “ἄντα τιτυσκομένη21.48; χερσὶ τιτυσκόμενος, of a boxer, Theoc.22.88: c. acc. cogn., φώριον ἀλλήλων βλέμμα τιτυσκόμεθα cast stolen glances at each other, AP5.220 (Paul. Sil.).
2. metaph., φρεσὶ τιτύσκεσθαι aim at a thing in mind, i.e. purpose, design, c. inf., Il.13.558; of the Phaeacian ships, “ὄφρα σε τῇ πέμπωσι τιτυσκόμεναι φρεσὶ νῆεςOd.8.556. (From τι-τυχ-σκ- or τι-τυκ-σκ-.)
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