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τορ-εύω , (τόρος) prop.
A.= τορέω, bore through: metaph., ᾠδὴν τ. sing a piercing strain, Ar.Th.986 (lyr., τορνεύειν cj. Bentley).
II. work metal, whether in repoussé or chasing, c. acc. materiae, “τ. σίδηρονStr.13.4.17; “ἄργυρονAnacreont. 3,4: abs., Plu.Aem.37.
2. c. acc. objecti, represent in this manner,πόντονAnacreont.55.1; “μάχηνPaus. 1.28.2; “παιδίονId.5.17.4; “ἐρέβινθονPlu.2.204f; “ΣάτυρονPl.Epigr.28; “ζῷα τετορευμέναCallix. 2 (-νευ- cod. A Ath., corr. Salm.); “γράμμα τορευθένAP7.274 (Honest.).
III. metaph. of style, D.H.Th.24.—Freq. confounded with τορνεύω, cf. Callix. l.c. and v. supr. 1.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae, 986
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 1.28.2
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 5.17.4
    • Strabo, Geography, 13.4.17
    • Plutarch, Aemilius Paullus, 37
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Thucydide, 24
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