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δεκάς , άδος, , of ten, Il.2.126, Hdt.3.25; of ships, A. Pers.340, etc.: generally, company,ἧς καὶ σὺ φαίνει δεκάδοςE.Supp. 219; number, tale,τῶν ἐτέων δ. οὐκ ὀλίγηCall.Fr.489; Ἀττικὴ δ., the ten Attic Orators, Luc.Scyth.10.
2. Αύκου δ. the company of Lycus, a name given to bribed dicasts at Athens, because the bribers were to be found near the statue of Lycus in the law-courts, Eratosth. ap. Harp.s.v.
II. the number ten, περὶ τῆς δ., title of work by Archytas, cf. Philol.11, Arist.Metaph.1084a12; τέλειον δ., Pythag., ib.986a8, cf. Fr.203.
III. = δεκάτη 1, Hsch. s.v. δεκατευταί.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 340
    • Euripides, Suppliants, 219
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.25
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.126
    • Lucian, Scytha, 10
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