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ξύω , Ep. impf.
A.ξῦονOd.22.456 : aor. “ἔξυ_σαIl.14.179, Hp.VC14 (ἐγ-ξύσῃ [υ^] is prob. f.l. for -ξέσῃ in E.Fr.298 codd. Stob., and so διέξυ^σεν for -έξεσεν in Nonn.D.39.321) :—Med., aor. “ἐξυ_σάμηνX.Cyr. 6.2.32 :—Pass., Sophr.150 : aor. “ἐξύσθηνArist.HA570a9, Thphr. CP5.6.13 : pf. “ἔξυσμαιGal. 13.544, (περι-) Hp.Mul.2.192 :—scratch, scrape, λίστροισιν δάπεδον ξῦον they scraped the floor with rakes, Od. l.c. ; scratch, prov. τὸν ξύοντα ἀντιξύειν 'claw me, claw thee', Sophr.149 ; γέροντα κωνείῳ ξύοντα τὴν γῆν scratching a diagram on the earth, Call.Iamb.1.122 ; τῷ δακτύλῳ [τὴν γῆν] Sch.Ar.Ach.31 ; γράψαι τὸ ξῦσαι παρὰ τοῖς παλαιοῖς (i. e. in Hom., cf. γράφω I. 1) D.T. 630.28 : metaph., ξῦσαι ἀπὸ γῆρας ὀλοιόν scrape off, get rid of, sad old age, h.Ven.224 ; πᾶσαν ᾐόνα ξύων scouring the whole coast, of a fisherman, Babr.6.1 ; = ἐπιξύω, graze, of stars which touch the horizon but do not set, Euc.Phaen.Prooem.p.2H. :—Med., scratch oneself,ξυόμενοι ἥδονταιDemocr.127 ; “ξυόμενοι πρὸς τὰ δένδρα ἐκθλίβουσι τοὺς ὄρχειςArist.HA578b4, cf.Pr.953b37 ; “τὴν κεφαλὴν ξύστρᾳ ξ.Luc. Lex.5 :—Pass., “τοῦ πηλοῦ ξυσθέντοςbeing scraped up, Arist.HA570a9 ; of land, to beeroded, scoured away, by water, “ξυσθείσης καὶ ἀφανισθείσης γῆςPOxy.1911.193 (vi A. D.).
III. shape by whittling, shaving, or planing, κώπας ib.5.1.7 :—Med., παλτὸν ξύσασθαι whittle oneself a javelin, X.l.c.
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    • Homer, Iliad, 14.179
    • Homer, Odyssey, 22.456
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 1 to Dionysus, 1
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 5 to Aphrodite, 224
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 6.2.32
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    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 31
    • Hippocrates, De capitis vulneribus, 14
    • Lucian, Lexiphanes, 5
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