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φορμός , , (φέρω)
A.basket for carrying corn, etc., Hes.Op.482, IG12.334.10, PSI4.332.13 (iii B. C.); “φ. ψάμμου πλήρεεςHdt.8.71; “φ. πληρούμενοι ψάμμουAen.Tact.32.2; “φ. ἀχύρων σεσαγμένοιPlb.1.19.13, cf. Poll.7.174; prov., ἐν Αυκείῳ τὸν φορμὸν δούς 'a friend in need is a friend indeed', Arist.Rh.1385a28.
2. mat, Hdt.3.98, Ar.Pl. 542 (anap.), Thphr.HP2.6.11; “φ. σχοίνινοςAr.Fr.172.
3. seaman's cloak of coarse plaited stuff, Theoc.21.13, Paus.10.29.8.
II. a measure of corn, Lys.22.5; “φ. πυρῶνAr.Th.813 (anap.).
III. sieve,διὰ φορμοῦ ἐκθλίψαςDsc.1.35.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Aristophanes, Plutus, 542
    • Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae, 813
    • Herodotus, Histories, 8.71
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.98
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 482
    • Lysias, Against the Corn Dealers, 5
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 10.29.8
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.19.13
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