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ἄτρακτος , . and in Plu.2.271f, :—
A.spindle,ἄτρακτον στρέφεινHdt.5.12, cf. 4.34,162, Pl.Plt.281e, etc.; “λίνου μεστὸν .Ar.Ra.1348 (lyr.); “Ἀνάγκης .Pl.R.616c; “τῶν ΜοιρῶνArist.Mu.401b15, cf.IG 12(7).447 (Amorgos).
II. arrow,. τοξικόςA.Fr.139; . alone, S.Ph.290, Tr.714. In this sense specially Lacon., Th.4.40.
III. upper part of a ship's mast, Poll.1.91.
IV. spindle-shaped cautery, Hp.Int.28, Vid.Ac.4. (Cf. ἀτρεκής, Lat. torqueo.
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    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 1348
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.34
    • Herodotus, Histories, 5.12
    • Plato, Republic, 616c
    • Plato, Statesman, 281e
    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 290
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 714
    • Thucydides, Histories, 4.40
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