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πόκος , , (πέκω)
A.wool in its raw state, fleece, Il.12.451, Ar.Lys. 574, GDIiv p.886 (Erythrae, iv B.C.), PCair.Zen.287,774 (iii B.C.), LXXJd.6.37; “οἶν μελάγχιμον πόκῳE.El.513; “πεκτεῖν . . προβάτων π. ἠρινόνAr.Av.714; “πέντε πόκως ἔλαβ᾽ ἐχθέςTheoc.15.20; lock or tuft of wool, S.Tr.675; “ἐρίων π.Cratin.372; νεφέλαι πόκοις ἐρίων ὁμοῖαι Thphr.Sign.13.
II. prov., εἰς ὄνου πόκας to an ass-shearing, i.e. to no-place, Ar.Ra.186; ὄνου πόκους or πόκας ζητεῖς you ask for 'pigeons'-milk', Zen.5.38, etc.:—the nom. of this phrase is given as πόκες by Sch.Ar. l.c., as πόκαι by Suid., Phot.; Ὄκνου πλοκάς (cf. “ὄκνος11) was prob. read by Aristarch. in Cratin.348, and shd. perh. be read in Ar.l.c.; “οὐδεὶς πόκον εἰς γναφεῖον φέρειArcesil. ap. Gal.8.624.
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