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ὑπ-όμνυ_μι ,
A.interpose by oath,φῂς ὑπομνύςS.Fr.339 codd. (ἐπομνύς Pearson).
II. Med., in Att. law, make oath (for oneself or another) that something serious prevents a person's appearing in court at the due time, and so apply for a postponement of the trial, D.47.39, etc.; “. τινὰ δημοσίᾳ ἀπεῖναι στρατευόμενονId.48.25; τὸν Δημοσθένην τις ὑπωμόσατο ὡς νοσοῦντα applied for an extension of the term for Demosthenes on the plea of sickness, Id.58.43: hence, comically, “ὑπώμνυτο μὲν οἶνος ὄξος αὑτὸν εἶναι γνήσιον, τὸ δ᾽ ὄξος οἶνον αὑτὸ μᾶλλον θατέρουEub.65:—Pass., ὑπομοθέντος τούτου this affidavit being put in by way of excuse, D.48.25; “ὑπομοθείσης ταύτης τῆς γραφῆςHyp.Fr.202.
2. in the Assembly or Boule, make an objection on oath, X.HG1.7.34, Plu.2.848d, Poll.8.44.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Demosthenes, Against Evergus and Mnesibulus, 39
    • Demosthenes, Against Olympiodorus, 25
    • Demosthenes, Against Theocrines, 43
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 1.7.34
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 339
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