1) to handle, touch and feel
2) metaphorically mentally to seek after tokens of a person or a thing
Part of Speech: verb
From the base of G5567 (compare G5586); to manipulate, that is, verify by contact; figuratively to search for: - feel after, handle, touch.
|b try to find||27.40|
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Perseus Digital Library
University of Chicago's Logion lexicon
Thayer's dictionary plus other information.
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