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πύνδαξ , α^κος, , (cf. πυθμήν)
A.bottom of a jar, cup, or other vessel, τὸν πύνδακα εἰσκρούειν knock in the bottom so as to make the cup hold less, a trick of wine-sellers, Pherecr.105; μέτρῳ τὸν πύνδακα εἰσκεκρουμένῳ μετρεῖν prob. in Thphr.Char.30.11 (ἐκκεκρ- codd., and so “ἐκκρουσαμένους τοὺς π.Ar.Fr.270 codd. Poll.), cf. Arist.Pr.938a13; bottom of a ship, Mim.Oxy.413.103.
II. = λαβή, sword-hilt, S.Fr. 311.
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    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 311
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