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σχεδί-α , Ion. -ιη, ,
A.raft, float, “ἐπὶ σχεδίης πολυδέσμουOd.5.33, cf. 174, PLille 25.4 (iii B.C.), PTeb.701.152,318 (iii B.C.); “ὥσπερ ἐπὶ σχεδίαςPl.Phd.85d; “ἐπὶ σχεδιῶνTh.6.2; ς. διφθέριναι rafts of hides, X.An.2.4.28: poet., boat, ship, E.Hec.111 (anap.), Theoc.16.41.
2. bridge of boats or pontoons, of the bridge of Darius, Epigr. ap. Hdt. 4.88, cf. 97, al.; so “λινοδέσμῳ ς. πορθμὸν ἀμείψαςA.Pers.68 (lyr.), cf. Marm.Par.66.
3. frame, ς. ὑπότροχος a frame on wheels for moving anything upon, Ath.Mech.10.1.
II. cramp, holdfast, Ph.Byz.Mir.4.2. (In signf. 1 the word is prob. fem. of σχέδιος (sc. ναῦς or γέφυρα), something knocked up off-hand: signf. 11 must be connected with σχεῖν, cf. σχεδόν.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 68
    • Euripides, Hecuba, 111
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.88
    • Homer, Odyssey, 5.33
    • Plato, Phaedo, 85d
    • Thucydides, Histories, 6.2
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 2.4.28
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