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fetter

Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ -> The fool laughs even when there's nothing to laugh at
Menander

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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substantive

P. and V. πεδή, ἡ.

bonds: P. and V. δεσμός, ὁ, V. ψάλια, τά, ἀμφίβληστρα, τά, δεσμώματα, τά; see chain.

verb transitive

Ar. and P. συμποδίζειν, P. and V. πεδᾶν (Plato but rare P.), ποδίζειν (Xen. and Soph., Fragment); see bind.

Met., impede: P. and V. ἐμποδίζειν, ἐμποδὼν εἶναι (dat.).

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