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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare σκῆπτρον (skêptron, staff)

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VerbEdit

σκήπτω (skḗptō)

  1. to prop, stay, press one thing against or upon another
    1. (medium, passive) to prop oneself or lean upon a staff
    2. (with accusative) to put forward by way of support, allege by way of excuse
  2. to let fall upon, hurl, shoot
    1. (intransitive) to fall

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