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δοκός , , later also , Luc.VH2.1: (δέχομαι):—
A.bearing-beam, main beam, esp. in the roof or floor of a house, Od.22.176, Ar.Nu. 1496; any balk or beam, Il.17.744, Th.4.112; bar of a gate or door, Ar.V.201: also, in pl., firewood, PFlor.127.5 (iii A. D.): prov., “ τὴν δοκὸν φέρωνone who has 'swallowed a poker', Arist.Rh.1413b28; ἐν δοκοῖσι is prob. f. l. for ἐνδόκοισι in Archil.66.3, cf. Hsch. s.v. ἔνδοκος.
II. a kind of meteor, Plin.HN2.96, Lyd.Ost.10b, Hsch.; cf. “δοκεύς, δοκίας, δοκίς11.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 201
    • Homer, Iliad, 17.744
    • Homer, Odyssey, 22.176
    • Thucydides, Histories, 4.112
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 1496
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 2.96
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