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κάδος [α^], ,
A.jar or vessel for water or wine, Anacr.17, Archil.4, Hdt.3.20, S.Fr.534.3 (anap.), Ar.Ach.549, etc.; “κ. ἀντλητικόςCPR 232.12 (ii A.D.); said to be Ion. for κεράμιον, Clitarch.Gloss. ap. Ath. 11.473b.
2. a liquid measure,= ἀμφορεύς, Philoch.155a; “ἐλαίουLXX 2 Ch.2.10(9) (cod. A), cj. in Simon.155.4 (Hermes64.274); “πίνει τετραχόοισι κάδοιςHedyl. ap. Ath.l.c.; later, half an ἀμφ., Script. Metrol.1.257, 2.144 Hultsch.
III. funerary urn, Jahresh.8.154.—The metre usu. requires κάδος, never κάδδος which is written in Ph.268.2, al.; cf. κάδδιχος.
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    • Aristophanes, Birds, 1032
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.20
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 534.3
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 549
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