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ὑφέλκ-ω ,
A.draw away under, draw away underhand or gently, . [τινὰ] ποδοῖιν draw one away by the two feet, Il.14.477; draw away by undermining,. παρὰ σφᾶς τὸν χοῦνTh.2.76, cf. D.C.66.4; “. κάτωθεν τὸ κλιμάκιονPlu.2.781e; . τοὺς πόδας, i.e. to be slippery, Poll.1.187: —Med., περσικὰς ὑφέλκομαι I trail Persian slippers under my feet, Ar.Ec.319:—Pass., “ὑφελκέσθω τὸ ὑποπόδιονHeliod. ap. Orib.49.8.19.
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    • Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae, 319
    • Homer, Iliad, 14.477
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.76
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