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κα^πηλ-ικός , ή, όν,
A.of or for aκάπηλος, ζυγόνDinol. 2 (fort. καπανικόν)“; ἀργύρωμαIG11(2).110 (Delos, iii B.C.), cf. 111; mercenary, “ἦθοςM.Ant.4.28; “σοφιστήςPoll.4.48; -ική (sc. τέχνη), = καπηλεία, Pl.Sph.223d, Arist.Pol.1257a18: καπηλικόν, τό, campfollowers, sutlers of an army, Arr.Tact.2.1; but also, tax on retailtraders, BGU1237 (iii/ii B.C.).
2. like a petty trader, knavish, cozening, “κ. μέτρα φιλεῦσαAP9.229 (Marc. Arg.); “ὕθλοςPorph.Chr. 49. Adv. -κῶς, ἔχειν to be vamped up for sale, Ar.Pl.1063; “τὰ πράγματα κ. διανέμωνPlu.2.369c; in a mercenary spirit, Gal.14.216: Comp. “-ώτερονNumen. ap. Eus.PE14.8.
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    • Aristophanes, Plutus, 1063
    • Plato, Sophist, 223d
    • Arrian, Tactica, 2.1
    • Marcus Aurelius, M. Antonius Imperator Ad Se Ipsum, 4.28
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