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χόω χέω throw or heap up, of earth, χοῦσι χῶμα μέγα Hdt.; χώματα χῶν πρὸς τὰ τείχεα throwing up banks against . . , id=Hdt.; χῶμα ἔχουν πρὸς τὴν πόλιν Thuc.; νῆσον χώσας σποδῶι having formed an island with heaped up ashes, Hdt. block up by throwing earth in, χ. τοὺς λιμένας Dem., Aeschin.: —Pass. of bays in the sea, to be silted up, Hdt.; of cities, to be raised on mounds, id=Hdt. cover with earth, to bury, χῶσαί τινα τάφωι Eur.:—Pass. to be covered with a heap of earth, i. e. to have a sepulchral mound raised over one, Anth.

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