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trench

Μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν -> Oh! my soul do not aspire to eternal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible
Pindar, Pythian, 3.61f.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

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.