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Ἓν οἶδα, ὅτι οὐδὲν οἶδα –> I know only one thing, that I know nothing | all I know is that I know nothing.
Diogenes Laertius, Lives of the Philosophers, Book 2 sec. 32.

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Guard: P. and V. φυλακή, ἡ, φρουρά, ἡ, τήρησις, ἡ (Eur., Frag.), V. φρούρημα, τό.

Watch by a sick bed: V. προσεδρία, ἡ (Eur., Or. 93).

One who watches: P. and V. φύλαξ, ὁ or ἡ, φρουρός, ὁ.

Body of watchers: P. and V. φρουρά, ἡ, φρούριον, τό, V. φρούρημα, τό.

Division of the night: P. and V. φυλακή, ἡ (Xen. and Eur., Rhes. 765).

Caution: P. and V. εὐλάβεια, ἡ, P. φυλακή, ἡ.

Scouting: P. and V. κατασκοπή, ἡ.

Be on the watch: P. and V. φυλάσσειν, φρουρεῖν, Ar. and P. τηρεῖν, P. φυλακὴν ἔχειν, V. ἐν εὐφυλάκτῳ εἶναι, φυλακὰς ἔχειν (Eur., And. 961); see watch, v.

I see a sword keeping watch over my daughter's neck: V. ὁρῶ... ξίφος ἐμῆς θυγατρὸς ἐπίφρουρον δέρῃ (Eur., Or. 1575).

v. trans.

Guard: P. and V. φυλάσσειν, φρουρεῖν, V. ἐκφυλάσσειν, Ar. and P. τηρεῖν.

Observe carefully: Ar. and P. τηρεῖν, ἐφορᾶν, P. and V. φυλάσσειν, ἐπισκοπεῖν, Ar. and V. ἐποπτεύειν, προσκοπεῖν (or mid.), V. ἐπωπᾶν, Ar. καταφυλάσσειν; see behold, observe.

Dercylus watched him during the night at Pherae: P. Δερκύλος αὐτὸν ἐν Φεραῖς τὴν νύκτα ἐφύλασσε (Dem. 396).

Absol., lie awake: P. ἀγρυπνεῖν, Ar. διαγρυπνεῖν.

Keep watch: P. and V. φυλάσσειν, φρουρεῖν, Ar. and P. τηρεῖν, ἐπιτηρεῖν, P. διατηρεῖν, παρατηρεῖν.

Watching to see on which side victory would declare itself: P. περιορώμενοι ὁποτέρων ἡ νίκη ἔσται (Thuc. 4, 73).

Be on one's guard: P. and V. φυλάσσεσθαι, εὐλαβεῖσθαι; see under guard.

Keep watch on: P. and V. ἐφορμεῖν (dat.) (Dem. 30).

Sit and watch: P. and V. προσεδρεύειν (dat.).

Watching by the hapless dead: V. πάρεδρος ἀθλίῳ νεκρῷ (Eur., Or. 83).

Watch for: P. and V. φυλάσσειν (acc.), προσδοκᾶν (acc.), τηρεῖν (acc.), Ar. and P. ἐπιτηρεῖν (acc.), V. καραδοκεῖν (acc. also Xen.).

Lie in wait for: P. and V. ἐφεδρεύειν (dat.); see under wait, subs.

He watches his opportunity against our city: P. καιροφυλακεῖ τὴν πόλιν ἡμῶν (Dem. 678).

Watching one's opportunity: V. καιρὸν εὐλαβούμενος (Eur., Or. 699).

Watch over, v. trans.: P. and V. ἐπισκοπεῖν (acc.), προστατεῖν (gen.), Ar. and V. ἐποπτεύειν (acc.); see protect, superintend.

Watch over (of tutelary deities): P. and V. ἔχειν (acc.) (Dem. 274), P. λαγχάνειν (acc.) (Plat.), Ar. and V. προστατεῖν (gen.), ἐπισκοπεῖν (acc.), V. ἀμφέπειν (acc.).

Tend (flocks, etc.): see tend.