A.like ἀγκάλη, bend of the arm or wrist, ἀπ̓ ἀγκύλης ἱέναι, a phrase descriptive of the way in which the cottabus was thrown, B.Fr.13.2, cf. Hsch.; “ἀπ̓ ἀγκύλης ζησι λάταγας” Cratin.273; wrongly expl. as cup, Ath.11.782d.
3. joint bent and stiffened by disease, Hp.Liqu.6, cf.Poll.4.196.
II. loop, noose, “πλεκτὰς ἀγκύλας” E.IT1408; in the leash of a hound, X.Cyn.6.1; in bandages, Gal.18(1).790; in torsion-engines, Hero Bel.83.1.
2. thong of a javelin, by which it was hurled, Str.4.4.3; hence, the javelin itself, E.Or.1476, cf. Plu.Phil.6; “δι᾽ ἀγκυλῶν ἱππόται” Them. Or.21.256d.
5. curtain-ring, hook, LXX Ex.38.18（36.34), al.; hook for a door, IG11(2).165.11, al. (Delos, iii B.C.).
6. sides of the κεραία, Poll.1.91.