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ὑφάπτω , Ion. ὑπάπτω ,
2. metaph., inflame unperceived,τοὺς θεωμένουςX.Cyr.5.1.16.
II. light underneath, πῦρ, φλόγα, Luc.Phal.1.12, Aristaenet.2.4; νικέων ὑφαπτέτω τὰ ἱερά the winner (in the race) shall light the sacred lamps, SIG71.16 (Delph., ii B. C.): abs., light a fire under or in a place, Ar.Th.730.
B. Med., tie or bind under, ὑπὸ δειρὴν ἁψαμένη tying a rope round her neck, hanging herself, Alex.Aet.3.33.
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