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ζῶμα , ατος, τό, (ζώννυμι)
A.loin-cloth, drawers, worn next the body in a boxing contest, “ζ. δέ οἱ πρῶτον παρακάββαλενIl.23.683; in war, 4.216; “ἑπόμην σάκος οἶον ἔχων καὶ ζ. φαεινόνOd.14.482; “ζώματα καὶ κυπάσσιδεςAlc.15.6.
3. band used in surgery, Hp.Art.14.
II. = ζώνη, woman's girdle, “ἔλυσε ζ. παρθένωAlc.Supp.8.10, cf. S.El.452, IG22.1514.15, Ar.Fr. 320.7, Men.432, AP6.272 (Pers.).—A non-Att. form ζῶσμα (v. Thom.Mag.p.165 R.) in Str.7.2.3, Sor.Fasc.45, al., Ach.Tat.1.1, 3.21, Hld.3.1.
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