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ἀλέα (A), [α^λ], Ion. ἀλέη , , (ἄλη, ἀλέομαι)
A.avoiding, escape, “ἐγγύθι μοι θάνατος . . οὐδ᾽ ἀλέηIl.22.301 (not in Od.); “οὐκ ἔστιν . οὐδὲ σκέπηHp.Aër.19: c.gen., shelter from athing, “ὑετοῦHes. Op.545.—Ep.and Ion. word. ἀλέα (B), [α^λ], Ion. ἀλέη , , contr. “ἀλῆAndrom. ap. Gal.14.33, cj. in Babr.18.11 :—warmth, heat, of fire, Od.17.23 (not in Il.), Jul.Mis.341c; generally, warmth, or warm spot, “ἐν ἀλέῃ γενέσθαιHp.VM16, cf. Diocl.Fr.141; “ἐσενεγκὼν ἐς .Hp.Aër.8; “χρέεσθαι περιπάτοις ἐν .Id.Vict.3.68; “ἐν . κατακείμενοςAr.Ec.541; ἀλέας καὶ ψύχους in heat and cold, Pl.Erx.401d, cf. Arist.EN1148a8; πνῖγος καὶ . Id.Metaph.1026b34; ἐν ταῖς . in the hot season, Id.Pr.939b9: later, animal, bodily heat, Plu.2.131d, Ael.NA3.20, Aristid.Or.48 (24).22; generally, source of warmth, τὸ ἔριον ἡμῖν κόσμος καὶ . Porph.Abst.1.21, etc.: in pl., fomentations, Alex. Trall.Febr.3.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae, 541
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 545
    • Homer, Iliad, 22.301
    • Homer, Odyssey, 17.23
    • Hippocrates, De prisca medicina, 16
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 3.20
    • Julian the Emperor, Misopogon, 341c
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