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ἀκίς , ίδος, , (cf. ἀκή A)
A.pointed object; hence, needle, Hp.Int. 41; splinter, Id.Epid.5.46; πετροτόμος ., of a chisel, APl.4.221 (Theaet.).
2. barb of an arrow or hook, “βελῶνPlu.Demetr.20; “ἀγκίστρουAP6.5 (Phil.).
3. arrow, dart, Ar.Pax443, Mnesim.7, Opp.H.5.151.
4. metaph., ἔρως . . φρενῶν . Tim.Com.2; πόθων ἀκίδες stings of desire, AP12.76 (Mel.): in pl., sharp, acute pains, Aret.SD2.4.
II. surgical bandage, Gal.18(1).823.
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    • Aristophanes, Peace, 443
    • Aretaeus, De causis et signis acutorum morborum (lib. 2), 2.4
    • Plutarch, Demetrius, 20
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