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αἶπος , εος, τό, (αἰπύς)
A.height, steep, A.Ag.285,309, etc.; πρὸς αἶπος ὁδοιπορῆσαι, ἰέναι to toil up-hill, Hp.Morb.2.51,70; πρὸς αἶπος ἔρχεται, metaph. of a difficult task, E.Alc.500: hence αἶ. (v.l. ἆπος ) ἐκβαλὼν ὁδοῦ, i.e. the weariness of the ascent (expl. by Hsch. as κάματος), Id.Ph.851 (unless ἐκβαλών = 'forgetting').
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    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 285
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 309
    • Euripides, Alcestis, 500
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