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κάλως [α^], , gen. κάλω, acc. κάλων: Ep. and Ion. κάλος , ου, , Od.5.260, Hdt.2.36, also Aen.Tact.11.6; Att. Inscrr. have nom. dual
A.κάλωIG12.330.19, nom. (and acc.?) pl. κάλως ib.22.1610.13, 1611.57, 1612.68: as ib.1673.18; late Ep.nom. pl. “κάλωεςA.R.2.725; acc. “κάλωαςOrph.A.255, Opp.H.2.223; dat. “κάλωσιOrph.A.239:—reefing rope, reef, Od. l.c.; “τῶν ἱστίων τοὺς κάλουςHdt.2.36, cf. Aen.Tact.l.c.; κάλως ἐξι_έναι let out the reefs, i.e. set sail, “ὅταν στράτευμ᾽ Α᾿ργεῖον ἐξιῇ κάλωςE.Tr.94; ἐχθροὶ γὰρ ἐξιᾶσι πάντα δὴ κάλων are letting out every reef, i.e. using every effort, Id.Med.278, cf. Ar.Eq.756 (and Sch. adloc.); “τοὺς κάλως ἔκλυε καὶ Χάλα πόδαEpicr. 10.5; “πάνγας ἔσεισε κάλουςAP9.545 (Crin.); φόνιον ἐξίει κάλων let murder loose, E.HF837; “πάντα κάλων ἐκτείνανταPl.Prt. 338a; “ἐφέντεςId.Sis.389c; “κινεῖνLuc.Scyth.11; “γαστρὶ πάντας ἐπιτρωπῶσι κάλωαςOpp.H.2.223; “κάλων τείνας οὔριον εὐφροσυνᾶνIG14.793.8 (Naples).
II. generally, rope, line, κάλον (v.l. -ων κατεῖναι let down a sounding-line, Hdt.2.28; ἀπὸ κάλω παραπλεῖν to be towed along shore, Th.4.25; cable, Hdt.2.96; πρυμνήτης κ. E.Med. 770; οἱ ἐπὶ τῶν κ. βαίνοντες tight-rope walkers, Luc.Rh.Pr.9.
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