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ἔγχος , εος, τό,
A.spear, lance, Il.6.319, etc.; “. λογχωτάB.Fr.3.
II. weapon in general: sword, S.Aj.287, al., E.El.696, etc.: pl., weapons, “ἄτερ ἐγχέωνPi.P.9.28; πτερωτὰ ἔγχη arrows, E.HF1098; “πῦρ . . Ἑκάτης ἔγχοςS.Fr.535 (anap.); of Nausicaa's ball, τὸ δ᾽ . ἐν ποσὶν κυλίνδεται ib.782: metaph., φροντίδος . Id.OT170 (lyr.).
III. meton., armed force, “Ἰηπύγων ἔγχος ἀπωσάμενοιCall.Fr.444.
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    • Euripides, Electra, 696
    • Euripides, Heracles, 1098
    • Homer, Iliad, 6.319
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 287
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 170
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 535
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 782
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