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ἀγγεῖον , Ion. ἀγγειο-ήιον , τό,
A.vessel for holding liquid or dry substances (“τοῦτο . . ξηροῖς καὶ ὑγροῖς . . ἐργασθέν, ἀγγεῖον δὴ μιἇ κλήσει προσφθεγγόμεθαPl.Plt.287e); of metal, ἀργύρεα . silver jars or vases for water, Hdt.1.188; “ἀργυρᾶ καὶ χαλκᾶ .Plu.2.695b; ἐν . χαλκψ̂ mortar, Thphr.Lap.60; ξύλινα . tubs, Hdt.4.2; vessels for holding money, in a treasury, Id.2.121.β᾽; for masons' use, Th.4.4; ὀστράκινα . Hp.Mul.2.193, LXX La.4.2; pails or buckets used by firemen, Plu.Rom.20; sacks of leather, “θύλακοι καὶ ἄλλα .X.An. 6.4.23; “τὰς ῥαφὰς τῶν .Plu.Lys.16; for corn, LXX Ge.42.25; for wine, LXX I Ki.25.18; for bread, I Ki.9.7; box for petitions, PTaur. I ii 6 (ii B. C.), etc.
2. receptacle, reservoir, X.Oec.9.2, Pl.Lg. 845e; bed of the sea, Pl.Criti.111a.
3. coffin, sarcophagus, IG 12(2).494 (Lesbos), BSA17.227 (Pamphyl.), etc.
II. of the human or animal body, vessel, cavity, Hp.Morb.4.37, Arist.HA521b6, PA680b33; of the veins, Id.HA511b17, al.; the lungs, Id.GA787b3; the female breast, Id.PA692a12; afterbirth, Sor.2.57; of plants, capsule, Thphr.HP1.11.1:—later, the body itself, M.Ant.3.3, cf. Secund. Sent.7.
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.188
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.121
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.2
    • Old Testament, Genesis, 42.25
    • Plato, Laws, 845e
    • Plato, Statesman, 287e
    • Plato, Critias, 111a
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 6.4.23
    • Xenophon, Economics, 9.2
    • Thucydides, Histories, 4.4
    • Old Testament, Lamentations, 4.2
    • Plutarch, Lysander, 16
    • Plutarch, Romulus, 20
    • Marcus Aurelius, M. Antonius Imperator Ad Se Ipsum, 3.3
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