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ὄζος , , Aeol. ὔσδος Sapph.93 :—
A.bough, branch, twig, Il.1.234, 2.312, al., Hes.Th.30, Pi.P.4.263, etc. : prop. the knot or eye from which a branch or leaf springs, Arist.Juv.468b25, Thphr.HP1.1.9, Aret.SD 2.9 ; τυφλοὶ . unproductive eyes, mere knots, Thphr.HP1.8.4 ; “σκύταλον κεχαραγμένον ὄζοιςTheoc.17.31 ; σάρκινος ., of the ear, Emp. 99.
II. metaph., offshoot, scion, . Ἄρηος, as epith. of famous warriors, Il.2.540, 12.188, al. ; “τὼ Θησείδα ὄζω ἈθηνῶνE.Hec.123 (anap.); “χρυσοῦ . ἀδάμας ἐκλήθηPl.Ti.59b. (Cf. Goth. asts, Germ. ast : in the phrase ὄζος Ἄρηος . perh. means follower, servant, cf. ὀζειέα and ἄοζος.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Euripides, Hecuba, 123
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 30
    • Homer, Iliad, 1.234
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.312
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.540
    • Plato, Timaeus, 59b
    • Homer, Iliad, 12.188
    • Aretaeus, De causis et signis acutorum morborum (lib. 2), 2.9
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