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βῆσσα , Dor. βᾶσσα , , poet. Noun,
A.wooded combe, glen, in Hom. mostly οὔρεος ἐν βήσσῃς in the mountain glens, Il.3.34, al.; “ἐν καλῇ βήσσῃ18.588, cf. Od.19.435; “κοίλη δ᾽ ὑποδέδρομε βῆσσα τρηχεῖαh.Ap.284: pl. for sg., “ἐν βήσσῃσιOd.10.210: used also by Pi., twice by S. (lyr.), OC673, Aj.197, and Arist.HA618b24.
II. drinkingcup at Alexandria, broader below and narrower above, Ath.11.784b.
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    • Homer, Iliad, 18.588
    • Homer, Iliad, 3.34
    • Homer, Odyssey, 10.210
    • Homer, Odyssey, 19.435
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 3 to Apollo, 284
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 197
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 673
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