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trench

Οὔτοι συνέχθειν, ἀλλὰ συμφιλεῖν ἔφυν -> I was not born to hate, but to love.
Sophocles, Antigone 523

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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substantive

P. and V. τάφρος, ἡ, ὄρυγμα, τό, V. αὐλών, ὁ.

make a trench, v.: P. ταφρεύειν; see entrench.

trench-making, subs.: P. ταφρεία, ἡ.

trench upon, v.: Met. P. and V. ἅπτεσθαι (gen.), V. ψαύειν (gen.); see trespass on.

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