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αὖος , η, ον, Att. αὖος , α, ον, also ος, ον Arist.Pr.860a28, Philostr. VS1.21.1:—
A.dry,ξύλονa pole, Il.23.327; αὖα παλαί, περίκηλα, of timber, Od.5.240, cf. Pl.Lg.761c; αὔην καὶ διερὴν ἀρόων (sc. γῆν) Hes.Op.460; βόας αὔας shields of ox-hide, Il.12.137, cf. 17.493; so, of hippopotamus' hide, Hdt.2.71; “τρύφος ἄρτουstale, AP6.105 (Apollonid.); withered,στέφανοςAr.Eq.534.
3. αὖον ἀπὸ χλωροῦ τάμνειν, i. e. to cut the nail from the quick, Hes.Op.743.
4. drained dry, exhausted, Alex.158, Theoc.8.48 (Comp.), prob. in Ant.Lib.24.1.
5. thirsty,δίψῃ αὔηIG14.638 (Petelia), cf. GDI4959a (Eleutherna), Luc.Luct.8.
6. trembling, shivering (like a dry leaf), of the aged, Ar.Lys.385; esp. of fear, “αὖός εἰμι τῷ δέειMen.Epit.480, cf.Pk.163, J.BJ1.19.5: abs., ib.6.4.2, Hld.1.12.
7. metaph., 'stony broke', without money, Luc. Tox. 16, DMeretr.14.1, Alciphr.3.70.
8. of lit. style, dry,ἰδέα λόγωνPhilostr.VS1.20.2.
9. αὔη ψυχὴ σοφωτάτη dub. in Heraclit.118. (Cf. Lith. sauũsas 'dry', OE. séar.
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    • Aristophanes, Knights, 534
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.71
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 460
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 743
    • Homer, Iliad, 12.137
    • Homer, Iliad, 12.160
    • Homer, Iliad, 13.441
    • Homer, Iliad, 17.493
    • Homer, Iliad, 23.327
    • Homer, Odyssey, 5.240
    • Flavius Josephus, The Jewish War, 1.19.5
    • Flavius Josephus, The Jewish War, 6.4.2
    • Plato, Laws, 761c
    • Aristophanes, Lysistrata, 385
    • Lucian, De luctu, 8
    • Lucian, Toxaris vel amicitia, 16
    • Lucian, Dialogi meretricii, 14.1
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Lives of the Sophists, 1.20.2
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Lives of the Sophists, 1.21.1
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