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ἐνήλα^τον , τό, (ἐνελαύνω)
A.anything driven in: as Subst. mostly pl., ἐνήλατα (sc. ξύλα), τά,
I. the four rails, which make the frame of a bedstead,. ξύλαS.Fr.315, cf. Ph.1.666 (Att. κραστήρια, acc. to Phryn.155): later in sg., ἐνήλατον, τό, bedstead, Sor.2.61; “τὸ τῆς κλίνης .PSI6.616.17 (iii A.D.).
II. rungs of a ladder, which are fixed in the poles or sides, “κλίμακος ξέστ᾽ ἐνηλάτων βάθραE.Ph.1179; “ἄκρα κλιμάκων ἐνήλαταId.Supp.729.
III.ἀξόνων ἐνήλαταthe pins driven into the axle, linchpins, Id.Hipp.1235.
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