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χαλκ-εύω ,
A.make of copper or bronze or (generally) of metal, forge,δαίδαλα πολλάIl.18.400; “ξίφοςS.Aj.1034, etc.; τὸν χαλκέα αὐτὸν χ. work him on the anvil, Pl.Euthd.301d: metaph., “ἀψευδεῖ πρὸς ἄκμονι χάλκευε γλῶσσανPi.P.1.86: in Med. sense, “πέδας χαλκεύεται αὑτῷThgn.539; “χαλκεύεσθε μηνίσκους φορεῖνAr.Av.1114 (troch.); “ἐχαλκεύσατο κράνη . . ὁλοσίδηραPlu.Cam.40:—Pass., to be wrought or forged,ἐξ ἀδάμαντος σιδάρου κεχάλκευταιPi.Fr.123.4; ἀφ᾽ ὁπόσων ταλάντων κεχ. at the cost of . . , Luc.JTr.11; “τῶν κεχαλκευμένων πρὸς ἀπώλειαν ὅπλωνD.S.17.58: metaph., ἐπὶ τοῖς δεδεμένοις χαλκεύεται [ταῦτα] these arms are being forged against . . , Ar.Eq.469; also of the victims in Phalaris' bull, Phalar.Ep.113.
II. abs., to be a smith, Ar.Pl.163,513 (anap.), Th.3.88, Pl.R.396a; “τὸ χαλκεύεινthe smith's art, X.Mem.4.2.22.
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