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μεσόω, (μέσος) to be in or at the middle, τόδ' ἴσθι, μηδέπω μεσοῦν κακόν A.Pers.435; ἐν ἀρχῇ πῆμα κοὐδέπω μεσσῖ E.Med.60; ἐπειδὴ τὸ δρᾶμα ἤδη μεσοίη Ar.Ra.924; esp. of Time, μεσοῦσα ἡμέρη midday, Hdt. 3.104; θέρους μεσοῦντος in midssummer, Th.5.57; ἐν [ἐνιαυτῷ] μεσοῦντι X.HG2.2.24; πρὸς ἥλιον μεσοῦντα to wards midday, Thphr.CP2.4.8; μεσούντων τῶν ζῳδίων Hipparch.2.3.19.

2. c. gen., to be in the middle of, τῆς ἀναβάσιος Hdt.1.181; τὰ δὲ καὶ μεσοῦν τούτων Pl.R. 618b; μεσοῦντα τῆς ἀρχῆς in the middle of his time of office, Sch. Aeschin.3.12: and c. part., μεσοῦν δειπνοῦντας Pl.Smp.175c.