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Headword: *)estre/blou
Adler number: epsilon,3235
Translated headword: was racking
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] was harming, was torturing.
"So a disease of the lungs took hold of this man and was racking him terribly."[1]
Greek Original:
*)estre/blou: e)ka/kou, h)na/gkaze. tou=ton ou)=n pleuri=tis no/sos perilabou=sa e)stre/blou deinw=s.
Same entry taken over by ps.-Zonaras. The headword, probably (though not demonstrably) extracted from the quotation given, is imperfect, third person singular, of the verb streblo/w (cf. sigma 1191).
[1] Aelian fr. 96 Domingo-Forasté (93 Hercher). For 'a disease of the lungs' cf. pi 1728.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; medicine
Translated by: David Whitehead on 1 January 2008@05:35:44.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 1 January 2008@17:44:40.
David Whitehead (augmented n.2) on 2 January 2008@03:27:26.
David Whitehead on 1 November 2012@07:05:47.
Catharine Roth (updated reference) on 3 November 2012@02:29:29.
David Whitehead on 17 February 2016@07:04:13.


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