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ὑπολύω ,
II. loose from under the yoke, “ δ᾽ ἔλυεν ὑφ᾽ ἵππουςIl.23.513, cf. Od.4.39; “. ζεύγη βοεικάTh.4.128; loose from under the sheep, “ἑταίρουςOd.9.463:—Med., σὺ τόν γ᾽ . . ὑπελύσαο δεσμῶν thou didst set him free from bonds, Il.1.401.
2. untie a person's sandals from under his feet, take off his shoes, “ὑπαί τις ἀρβύλας λύοιA.Ag.944; “τὰς ΠερσικάςAr.Nu.152, cf. Th.1183:—Med., take off one's own sandals or shoes, or have them taken off,τὰς ἐμβάδαςId.V.1157 (prob. cj. for ὑποδύου): abs., ὑπολύεσθαι, opp. ὑποδεῖσθαι, Id.Lys.950, Pl.927, cf. X.An.4.5.13:—also
b. c. acc. pers., . τινά unshoe him, take off his shoes,οὐχ ὑπολύσεις αὐτόν;Pherecr.153.6 (hex.); “ὑπολύετε, παῖδες, ἈλκιβιάδηνPl.Smp.213b.
3. Med., disarm oneself, Ael.VH14.48 (v.l. ἀπελύσατο).
III. Pass., to be released, of mortgaged properties or pledges, AJP56.375 (Colophon, iv B. C.).
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