A.board, plank, timber, “ς. πτελεΐνη” IG12.313.133, cf. 22.1672.168, Plb.1.22.9, AP9.269 (Antip. Thess.), Act.Ap.27.44, etc.; “ς. ἄξοος” Call.Fr.105:—hence anything made thereof,
1. door, Hom. always in pl., folding doors, Il.12.453,461, Od.22.128, etc.; κολληταὶ ς. Il.9.583; “ς. πυκινῶς ἀραρυῖαι, δικλίδες” Od.2.344, cf. Il.21.535; πύλῃσιν ἐπικεκλιμέναι ς. 12.121: rarely in sg., E.Or.1221.
4. bench, seat, SIG244B61 (Delph., iv B.C.), Herod.7.5.
5. lid of box, v.l. in LXX 4 Ki.12.9.
6. in pl., wooden tablets for writing on, E.Alc.967 (lyr.): esp.at Athens and elsewh., tablets covered with gypsum, on which were written all sorts of public notices, esp. the causes for hearing in the law-courts, Ar.V.349,848; laws to be proposed, Decr. ap. And.1.84; laws corrected by the Thesmothetae, Aeschin.3.39; lists of officers, Lys.26.10; accounts, IG12.374.190; names of debtors, D.25.70 (in sg.), Isoc.15.237: sg. also in SIG 975.30 (Delos, iii B.C.); at Rome, of the tables on which the laws were written, D.C.42.32.
b. pl., painted panels, pictures, SIG 977a10 (Delos, ii B.C.).