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πτύξ , (nom. only Gramm., Hdn.Gr.1.396, Hsch.), dat.
A.πτυ^χίIl. 20.22: pl. πτύχες, πτύχας, 7.247, al., Hes.Sc.143, etc.: after Hom. πτυ^χή , ῆς, which prevails in Pi. (v. infr. 11) and Trag.; the metre requires acc. sg. πτύχα in E.Supp.979 (lyr.), but acc. pl. πτυχάς in S.Fr.144; in other places either πτύχας or πτυχάς will suit the metre:—poet. word, layer, plate, mostly in pl., σάκεος πτύχες plates of metal or leather, in strong shields, Il.18.481, cf. 7.247, 20.269, Hes.Sc.143.
2. fold (i.e.folded piece) of a garment, in pl., first in h.Cer.176, then in S.Fr.494, E.Supp.979 (lyr.); of the entrails, κατὰ σπλάγχνων πτυχάς ib.212; “εἰς τὰς πτυχάςArist.HA549a17; coats of the stomach, Gal.2.556; layers of muscles, Id.18(2).944.
III. metaph., ὕμνων πτυχαί folds of song, i.e. sinuous songs, Pi.O.1.105.
IV. acc. pl. πτυχάς or πτύχας leaves of a folding door, metaph., κλείσας οὐρανοῦ δισσὰς π. PMag.Par.1.190; nom. πτύχες, = θύραι, σανίδες, Poll.10.24.
V. πτυχή, , the part of a ship on which her name was inscribed, Sch. A.R. 1.1089; cf. πτυχίς.
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