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ὀπή , ,
A.opening, hole,ὀπὰς γὰρ εἶχεν οὐκ ὀλίγας [τὸ τριβώνιον]Ar. Pl.715 ; a mouse's hole, Sannyr.8 ; of holes in the earth, Arist.HA 559a4, al. ; in a door, Luc.Asin.52 ; in a rock, LXXEx.33.22 ; of an orifice in the body, Poll.5.73 ; “ ὀπὴ τῶν ὤτωνId.2.84 (cod. B).
2. hole in the roof, serving as a chimney, = κάπνη, καπνοδόκη, Ar.V.317 (lyr.), 350 ; “καὶ δι᾽ ὀπῆς κἀπὶ τέγουςId.Fr.11, cf. Xenarch.4.11.
II. pl., in Archit., holes in the frieze left to receive the beam-ends, Vitr.4.2.4 ; later, of windows, lights in doors,αἱ . τῶν τοίχωνPtol. ap. Simp. in Cael.710.21 ; “σιδήρια ἐξ ὀπῆςIG4.39 (Aegina, v B. C.).
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