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σκηπτός , , (σκήπτω)
A.thunderbolt (“σκηπτοὶ [λέγονται τῶν κεραυνῶν] ὅσοι κατασκήπτουσιν εἰς τὴν γῆνArist.Mu.395a28), X.An.3.1.11; τάρβος . . ὡς ἀπὸ ς. Aret.SD1.6: metaph. also of a dust-storm, S.Ant.418; hurricane, D.18.194, Jul.Or.1.35b; λοιμοῦ ς. A.Pers. 715 (troch.); of war, E.Andr.1046 (lyr.), Rh.674; καλοῦσί μ᾽ οἱ νεώτεροι . . σκηπτόν, says a parasite, Antiph.195.11; ς. πόθος falling like a thunderbolt, Aspasia ap.Ath.5.219e.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 715
    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 194
    • Euripides, Andromache, 1046
    • Euripides, Rhesus, 674
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 418
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 3.1.11
    • Aretaeus, De causis et signis acutorum morborum (lib. 2), 1.6
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