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ὑπερκύπτω ,
A.pop one's head up, bob up, peep over, Hom.Epigr.14.22, J.AJ12.7.4; “ἐπὶ δένδρεόν τι ἀμβὰς ὑπερέκυπτε εἰς τὸ ἄβατονIG 42(1).121.91 (Epid., iv B. C.); “ὑπερκύψας . . κατεῖδονPl.Euthd.271a; (the cake) “ὑπερέκυπτε τοῦ κανοῦNicostr.Com.15; “τοῦ στομίονLuc. Luct.16; ἀνανήξασθαι καὶ ὑπερκῦψαι (sc. κλύδωνος) Ph.1.210, cf. 2.85; of water-plants, “τοῦ ὕδατοςDsc.4.100, cf. 113; of a muscle, emerge, come to the surface, Gal.UP11.3,5; ὑπερκύπτει τις [τῶν φρενῶν] μοῖρα πρὸς ὑποχόνδριον οἷν χάραξ ib.7.21: c. acc., τὴν κυρτότητα τῆς θαλάττης look over the top of, Theo Sm.p.123 H.
2. command a view of,σκοπιάν, ὑπερκύπτει τὸν οὐρανόνThem.Or.23.293b.
II. put one's head over, c. acc., “ταῦρον . . μέγαν, ὃς ὑπερκύψας τὸ Ταΰγετον ἀπὸ τοῦ Εὐρώτα πίεταιPlu.Lyc.15; ὅταν ὑπερκύψη (sc. φλὲψ τὸν ἀμνειόν when it passes the inner membrane, Gal.5.555: metaph., overtop, transcend,πολλῶν ὄλβονAP6.250 (Antiphil.); “θεὸς . τὰς δυνάμεις ἑαυτοῦPh.1.173.
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    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 12.7.4
    • Plato, Euthydemus, 271a
    • Plutarch, Lycurgus, 15
    • Lucian, De luctu, 16
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