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ὑπερδέξιος , ον,
II. simply, lying above or over, . χωρίον higher ground, ib.3.4.37, etc.; γὰ . ib.5.7.31, cf. Aen. Tact.1.2; ἐξ ὑπερδεξίου from above, X.HG7.4.13, Plb.2.3.6, etc.; “ ἐξ . τάξιςup-stream, Id.3.43.3; “ἐκ τῶν .X.HG4.2.14; “ἐξ ὑπερδεξίωνLuc. Tim.45, Paus.4.29.4: c. gen., commanding from above, or simply above,λόφος . τῷν πολεμίωνPlb.1.30.7, cf. 10.30.7; “τοῦ τείχουςId.8.4.9: also of streams, ἔστιν Σηστὸς . τοῦ ῥοῦ up-stream with regard to the current, Str.13.1.22.
2. metaph., superior, having the advantage in a thing, “τῷ πολέμῳPlb.5.102.3, etc.; victorious over,. τῆς κακίας τὴν ἀρετήνPlu.Num. 20; . ἐγένετο τοῦ λοιμοῦ, i. e. he recovered, Ruf.Fr.114.
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