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χειρουργ-έω ,
b. use as material, work in, ἐλέφαντα cj. in Ael.NA17.32.
3. practise an art, esp. of music, “ᾁδοντές τε καὶ χειρουργοῦντεςArist.Pol.1340b20, cf. 1342a3, Iamb.Comm.Math.26; produce by art, of hatching eggs by artificial means, D.S.1.74:— Pass., to be highly cultivated, of vines, “ὑπὸ τῆς ἀνθρωπίνης ἐμπειρίαςId.3.62; to be dressed, of meats, Megasth.28.
4. of surgeons, operate, Hp.Flat.1, Plu.2.71a, Gal.2.228: c. acc., operate upon, Sor. 1.4, Artem.4.2:—Pass., “ χειρουργηθεὶς ἄνθρωποςGal.10.943.
5. sens. obsc., D.L.6.46.
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    • Aeschines, On the Embassy, 117
    • Antiphon, Against the Stepmother for Poisoning, 20
    • Plato, Critias, 117c
    • Thucydides, Histories, 8.69
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 1.74
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 3.62
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 17.32
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 3.24
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