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στρῶμα , ατος, τό, (στρώννυμι)
A.anything spread or laid out for lying or sitting upon, mattress, bed, “ἀσπάλαθοι δὲ τάπησιν ὁμοῖον στρῶμα θανόντιThgn.1193, cf. PEleph.5.5 (iii B.C.), etc.; used on the funeral bier, IG12(5).593.3 (Ceos, v B.C.), Schwyzer 323 C 29 (Delph., iv B.C.): pl., bedclothes, coverings of a dinner-couch, Ar.Ach.1090, Nu. 37, 1069, al.; of a bird's nest, Arist.HA616a2; “ς. πορφυρόβαπταPl. Com.208; coupled with ἱμάτια, ἔπιπλα, Lys.32.16; αἴρεσθαι τὰ ς. Ar.Ra.596 (lyr.); ς. ὑποσπᾶν to pull the bed from under one, D.24.197: cf. “στρωματεύς1.
2. horsecloth, horse-trappings, X.Cyr.8.8.19, Antiph.109, cf. Poll.1.183; trappings of an ass, Luc.Asin.38.
II. pavement, IG12.313.71, 22.1666B37, 7.4255.6 (Oropus, iv B.C.), Inscr.Délos 502 A 24 (iii B.C.), IG12(8).380 (Thasos), etc.
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