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Headword: *)ere/ssein
Adler number: epsilon,2930
Translated headword: to fall to
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to eat vigorously. [sc. The expression is taken] from those who row.
Greek Original:
*)ere/ssein: sunto/nws e)sqi/ein. a)po\ tw=n e)resso/ntwn.
cf. epsilon 2948, and see generally LSJ s.v. e)rei/dw, II.2. In the present entry the headword has been contaminated by the second part of the gloss; see rather Photius s.v. e)rei/dein (and Hesychius s.v. e)/reide).
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; imagery; military affairs
Translated by: Craig Gibson on 15 May 2007@11:28:02.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more x-refs; more keywords; cosmetics) on 16 May 2007@03:25:23.
David Whitehead (modified headword; expanded note; another keyword) on 2 June 2011@09:40:01.
David Whitehead on 25 October 2012@08:09:55.


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