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ἔρι_θος , , ,, hired servant ; of mowers or reapers, Il. 18.550,560 ; later ἔριθοι, αἱ, spinsters and weavers, workers in wool (prob. because popularly derived from ἔριον), D.57.45, Theoc.15.80 ; “ἐρίων ἔριθοιPHib.1.121.34 (iii B.C.); of spiders, “πάντα δ᾽ ἐρίθων ἀραχνᾶν βρίθειS.Fr.286, cf. Philostr.Im.2.28.
II. metaph., servant, minister, τλήμων γαστρὸς ἔριθος, = crepitus ventris, h.Merc.296 ; Ἔρις ..Νίκης κασιγνήτη καὶ . Timo 21.2 ; ὕπνον νυκτὸς . BKT5(1)p.70.
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    • Demosthenes, Against Eubulides, 45
    • Homer, Iliad, 18.550
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 286
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