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τέρθριος , ,
A.rope from the end of a sail-yard (τέρθρον), used for reefing, Ar.Eq.440, cf. Sch. ad loc.; “τ. κάλοιErot., Gal.19.145.
II. τερθρία πνοή, cited from S. (Fr.333) in EM753.7, is there expld. by ὀπισθία, a stern wind, but perh. rather a stiff gale requiring the use of τέρθριοι.
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    • Aristophanes, Knights, 440
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