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[270] ἀτειρής (“, τείρω, τερ”)=‘sturdy,’ lit. ‘unwearying.’ Cp. “κραδίη πέλεκυς ὥς ἐστιν ἀτειρής Il.3. 60.The epithet is used of “χαλκός Il.5. 292; of a voice, Il.13. 45, etc.; of persons, Il.15. 697.

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