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κρίκ-ος [ι^], , Homeric form of κίρκος,
A.ring, on a horse's breastband, to fasten it to the peg (ἕστωρ) at the end of the carriage-pole, Il.24.272.
2. eyelet-hole in sails, through which the reefingropes were drawn, Hdt.2.36, cf. Poll.1.94, PLond.3.1164h8 (iii A. D.).
3. curtain-ring, Thphr.HP4.2.7, J.AJ3.6.2.
4. fingerring, Arist.Pol.1324b14; part of a finger-ring, Inscr.Délos461 Ba6, al. (ii B. C.).
5. nose-ring, S.E.P.3.203.
6. armlet, Plu.Dem. 30.
7. link in a chain, Id.2.304b, Alex.Aphr.Pr.2.67, Iamb. Comm.Math.7; ἐκ κρίκου λεπτοῦ πεποιημένα ὑφάσματα chain armour, Jul.Or.37d.
8. hoop, Antyll. ap. Orib.6.26.2.
9. ring of a spanner, Hero Bel.101.13; of a ring-bolt, Apollod Poliorc.166.15; of an armillary sphere, Procl.Hyp.6.2 (pl.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.36
    • Homer, Iliad, 24.272
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 3.6.2
    • Plutarch, Demosthenes, 30
    • Julian the Emperor, Panegyric in Honor of the Emperor ConstantinusOration I, 37d
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