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saw

Ἐς δὲ τὰ ἔσχατα νουσήματα αἱ ἔσχαται θεραπεῖαι ἐς ἀκριβείην, κράτισται -> For extreme diseases, extreme methods of cure, as to restriction, are most suitable.
Corpus Hippocraticum, Aphorisms 1.6.2

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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substantive

Ar. and V. πρίων, ὁ.

proverb: see maxim, saying.

verb transitive

P. and V. πρίειν.

saw in two: Ar. and P. διαπρίειν.

saw off: Ar. and P. ἐκπρίειν.

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