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κουρ-εύς , έως, , (κείρω)
A.barber, hair-cutter, Pl.R.373c, Philyll.14, PMagd.15.1 (iii B. C.), Luc.Ind.29; κ. τὰς μαχαιρίδας λαβὼν ὑπὸ τῆς ὑπήνης κατακερεῖτὴν εἰσφοράν παρὰ προσδοκίαν for τὸ γένειον) Eup.278; as a purveyor of gossip, Plu.2.177a, 509a.
2. shearer, “κουρεῖ τῷ κείραντι τὰς αἶγαςPCair.Zen.176.54 (iii B. C.).
II. a bird, said to chirp with a sound as of clipping, Hsch.
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    • Plato, Republic, 373c
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