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εὔζωνος , Ep. ἐΰζ-, ον, (ζώνη)
A.well-girdled, Hom. (only in Il. and h.Cer.), as epith. of women, Il.1.429, h.Cer.255,al.
2. later, of men, girt up for exercise, active, “μῆκος δ᾽ ὁδοῦ εὐζώνῳ ἀνδρὶ πέντε ἡμέραι ἀναισιμοῦνταιHdt.1.72; τριήκοντα ἡμερέων εὐζώνῳ ὁδός ib. 104, cf. 2.34, Th.2.97; of light troops, X.An.5.4.23, Plb.3.35.7, Plu.Demetr. 9; of ὁπλῖται without their heavy shields, X.An.7.3.46: generally, well-equipped, LXX Jo.4.13; also “εὔ. τῇ κεφαλῇ πυκτεύεινPhilostr.Im. 2.19; later, of ships, Max.Tyr.1.3. Adv. -νως Alciphr.3.55.
3. of a garment, well-girded, dub. in S.Fr.342.
4. metaph., unencumbered, “πενίαPlu.Pel.3; “εὔ. καὶ ἐλεύθερος βίοςD.C.56.6.
5. in Lit. Crit., work-a-day, unpretending; in depreciatory sense, cheap, “τὸ εὔ. καὶ οἷον εὐτελὲς εἶδος τοῦ λόγουHermog.Id.2.10; τὸ εὔ. χωρὶς εὐτελείας ib.1.11; ἐκπίπτειν τὸν λόγον εἰς τὸ -ότερον ib. 1.5.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (13):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.72
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.34
    • Homer, Iliad, 1.429
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 2 to Demeter, 255
    • Old Testament, Joshua, 4.13
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.97
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 5.4.23
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 7.3.46
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 342
    • Polybius, Histories, 3.35.7
    • Plutarch, Demetrius, 9
    • Plutarch, Pelopidas, 3
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 56.6
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