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πλοκ-ή , ,
A.twining, twisting, Epich.171; οὐ δέχεται π. do not admit of being made into a web, Arist.GA783a12; τοῦ δικτύου π. ib.734a20; “σχοινίων πλοκαίDsc.3.148; βρόχου Heraclasap. Orib.48.1.1, al.
II. anything twisted or woven, web, E.IT817 (pl.), Pl. Lg.849c; mesh,θώραξ τὴν π. λεπτότατοςPGiss.47.7 (ii A.D.).
2. histological structure, Gal.UP1.9.
III. metaph., complication of a dramatic plot, opp. λύσις, Arist.Po.1456a9; “π. δραματικήPlu.2.973e, etc.
b. interweaving, [ἐπιτιμήσεως καὶ παραμυθίας] Hermog. Meth.36.
c. αἱ τῶν σχηματισμῶν π., of rhet. figures, D.H.Th.29, cf. Alex.Fig.2.22 tit., Phoeb.Fig.p.55 S.; “π. καὶ ποιότητεςPhld.Rh. 1.165 S.; contortions of speech, Thphr.Char.1.7.
d. construction of a syllogism, “π. τοῦ συλλογισμοῦPhld.Rh.2.89 S., cf. Ammon. in APr.67.30, EN336.4.
2. web of deceit.πλοκὰς πλέκεινE. Ion826, cf.IA936, PMonac.6.53 (vi A.D.).
IV. harmony, in Music, Mart.Cap.9.958.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1456a.9
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Aulis, 936
    • Euripides, Ion, 826
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Taurus, 817
    • Plato, Laws, 849c
    • Theophrastus, Characters, 1.7
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Thucydide, 29
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