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οἰκό-σι_τος , ον,
A.taking one's meals at home,οἰ. υἱόςAnaxandr.24, cf. Luc.Somn. 1 ; οἰ. τοὺς γάμους πεποιηκέναι, i.e. without inviting guests outside the family, Men.450 ; living at one's own expense, unpaid,οἰ. ἐκκλησιαστήςAntiph.200 ; “οὐκ οἰ. τοὺς ἀκροατὰς λαμβάνειςMen.Kith.Fr. 6 ; οἰ. νυμφίος a bridegroom who takes his bride without (or not on account of) a portion, Id.103, cf. Ath.6.247e ; “τοὺς διακονοῦντας ἐν τοῖς γάμοις οἰκοσίτους μισθώσασθαιpaying for their food out of their wages, Thphr.Char.22.4, cf. IG22.1672.62 ; πεζοὶ οἰ., of militiamen, Plu.Crass.19.
2. = παράσιτος, Ph.1.344.
II. living in a house, of a mouse, opp. ἀρουραῖος, Babr.108.4 ; cf. οἰκότριψ.
III. devourer of houses, Ph.1.311.
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    • Theophrastus, Characters, 22.4
    • Plutarch, Crassus, 19
    • Lucian, Somnium sive vita Luciani, 1
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