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τορν-εύω , with a lathe or chisel, turn, Pl.Criti.113d; “κρίκους ἐκ πυρῆνοςThphr.HP4.2.7, cf. 5.3.2 (Pass.); “πομφόλυγαςIG12.373.254; τοὺς πόλους τ. στρογγύλους ib.22.1675.22:—Med., “κυκλοτερὲς αὐτὸ ἐτορνεύσατοPl.Ti.33b:—Pass., Thphr. Lap.42, Hero Aut.26.7, J.AJ3.7.6.
2. metaph. of verses, turn neatly, round off, Ar.Th.54, cf. Plu.Aem.37.
II. turn round, as a carpenter turns an auger, E.Cyc.661 (lyr.).—Cf. τορεύω fin.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae, 54
    • Euripides, Cyclops, 661
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 3.7.6
    • Plato, Critias, 113d
    • Plato, Timaeus, 33b
    • Plutarch, Aemilius Paullus, 37
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