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αὖλαξ , α^κος, (also , AP9.274 (Phil.), Aret.SD2.13), also ἄλοξ , οκος (q. v.); ὦλξ , found only in acc. ὦλκα, ὦλκας; Dor. ὦλαξ EM 625.38:—
b. furrow's breadth, Thphr.HP8.8.7, CP4.12.1.
3. metaph., furrow in the skin, gash, wound,ὄνυχος ἄλοκι νεοτόμῳA.Ch.25 (lyr.); “δορὸς ἄλοκαE.HF164; of the line drawn by the stile in writing, “ποίαν αὔλακα;Ar.Th.782 (anap.), cf. AP 6.68 (Jul. Aegypt.).
4. swathe, Theoc.10.6.
5. αὖ. ὑδροφόρος aque-duct, IG14.453 (Catana).
b. αὔλακας: κοίλους τόπους, Hsch.— Chiefly poet., never in good Att. Prose; Hom. only in acc. ὦλκα; αὖλαξ only is used by Pi. and Hdt., ἄλοξ only by Trag.; both αὖλαξ and ἄλοξ by Ar. (Cf. Lac. εὐλάκα 'plough', Lith. velkù, Slav. vlěką 'pull'.)
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