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γρῖφ-ος , ,
A.= γρῖπος, fishing-basket, creel, Plu.2.47Id, Opp.H.3.80, PTeb.486 (ii/iii A. D.).
2. metaph., anything intricate, dark saying, riddle, Ar.V.20, Demetr.Eloc.153, Ath.10.448b sqq.; “γ. προβάλλεινAntiph.74.5; “λέγειν γρίφους παρὰ πότονId.124.2; distd. fr. αἴνιγμα, Poll.6.19.
b. forfeit paid for failing to guess a riddle, Hsch.
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