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χωλ-εύω , be or become lame, halt, limp, Il.18.411,417, 20.37, X.HG3.3.3, Porph. ap. Eus.PE3.11.
2. metaph., to be maimed, i. e. defective, imperfect,χωλεύει ζωὴ τῷ φαύλῳPlot.1.7.3; “ἂν [ἡ πόλις] τούτῳ χωλεύῃ τῷ μέρειLib.Or.47.10, cf. 59.33, Max.Tyr.20.6, Them.Or.6.75d; “ νόμος ἐχώλευενPalaeph.50; “κατὰ τὴν ἰατρικήνGal.15.396.
II. trans., make lame, Hp.Mul.1.4, S.E.P.3.217:—Pass., to be or become lame, Luc.Sacr.6; and, generally, to be maimed or imperfect, Pl.Phdr.248b.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 248b
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 3.3.3
    • Homer, Iliad, 18.411
    • Homer, Iliad, 20.37
    • Lucian, De sacrificiis, 6
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