A.twisted, curved: in Hom. and Hes., as in S.Aj.374 (lyr.), Theoc.25.127, epith. of oxen, commonly understood of their twisted, crumpled horns, cf. “ἑλικτός” 1; also expld. of the movement of their bodies as they walk, rolling: freq. coupled with εἰλίπους, cf. Il.12.293 and Sch. ad loc., etc.; ἕλιξ abs.,= βοῦς, E.Ba. 1170 (lyr.): later of various objects, “ποταμός” Pi. ap. Sch.Il.Oxy.221 ix 15; ἕλικα ἀνὰ χλόαν on the tangled grass, E.Hel.180 (lyr., cf. sq. 111); “δρόμος” Nonn.D.2.263; “σειρή” Tryph.322.
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