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ἀποτειχ-ίζω, wall off,

1. by way of fortifying, ἀ. τὸν Ἰσθμόν Hdt.6.36:—
Pass., Id.9.8.

2. by way of blockade, ὁ τοὺς θεοὺς ἀποτειχίσας Ar.Av.1576; τοὺς ἐν τῇ ἀκροπόλει Th.4.130, cf. 1.64, X. HG1.3.4, 2.4.3:—
Pass., Th.6.96: metaph., shut out, ἑαυτῷ τὴν φυγήν Hld.9.20.

3. keep off by fortification, τὰς καταδρομάς Plu. Per.19.

4. wall off, separate, ὄρη ἀποτειχίζοντα τὴν Ἰταλίαν ἀπό τε Ἰλλυρίων καὶ Γαλατῶν Jul.Or.2.72b.

5. Med., build a partywall, πρὸς ἀλλήλους Luc.Am.28.

II. unblock by razing a wall, χάσμα Polyaen.1.3.5; dismantle, τὴν ἀκρόπολιν Arr.Epict.4.1.88.