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αἰώρα , , (ἀείρω)
A.swing, hammock, chariot on springs, Pl.Lg. 789d.
2. noose, halter, S.OT1264 (in the form ἐώρα).
II. oscillatory movement, see-saw, pulsation, Pl.Phd.111e, D.H.3.47, etc.
2. Medic., passive exercise, Plu.2.793b, Antyll. ap. Orib.6.23, Sor.1.125: pl., IG4.955 (Epid., ii A. D.).
III. metaph., αἰ. ψυχῆς fluctuation of mind, Metrod.Herc.831.8 (cf. Epicur.Fr.434).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Plato, Laws, 789d
    • Plato, Phaedo, 111e
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 1264
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 3.47
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