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γνάθ-ος [α^], ,
A.jaw, Prose form of γναθμός, also freq. in Poets, “γ. ἱππείηHom.Epigr.14.13; ἄνω, κάτω γ., Hp.Art.30, cf. Hdt. 2.68; καὶ γ. καὶ τὸ ἄνω τῆς γ. (where γνάθος, = lower jaw) Id.9.83; ἔπαγε γνάθον take your teeth to it! Ar.V.370; γνάθου δοῦλος a greedy fellow, E.Fr.282.5; also “ὄνου γ.Eup.434: freq. in pl., Pl.Phdr. 254e, Arist.PA664a11.
2. cheek, in pl., Hp.VM19, Gal.2.424, etc.; “τὰς γ. φυσῶνD.19.314, cf. Ruf.Onom.47, Gal.18(1).423.
II. point of a wedge, ib.64.
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