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τόξ-ευμα , ατος, τό,
A.arrow, Hdt.4.132, al., S.Fr.427, E.Fr.455, Dsc.3.32; “τρωθεὶς εἰς τὸμ πλεύμονα τοξεύματιIG42(1).122.56 (Epid., iv B. C.); ὅσον τ. ἐξικνέεται the distance of a bow-shot, Hdt.4.139; πρὶν τ. ἐξικνεῖσθαι before an arrow reached them, X.An.1.8.19; ἐπειδὴ εἰς τ. ἀφίκοιντο came within shot, Id.Cyr.1.4.23; ἐντὸς τοξεύματος ibid., E.HF991; “ἔξω τοξεύματοςTh.7.30; ἔβαλλον Βακχίου τοξεύμασι κάρα γέροντος, of the cottabus, E.Fr.562; φαρέτρα τοξευμάτων a quiverful of arrows (as a prize), IG12(5).647.28 (Ceos, iii B. C.); missile of any kind, Ascl.Tact.1.2: metaph., of songs and words, Pi.I.5(4).47; so “καρδίας τοξεύματαS.Ant.1085; “ὄμματος θελκτήριον τόξευμαA.Supp.1005.
II. collective in pl. for οἱ τοξόται, force of archers, Hdt.6.112, Plu.Pyrrh.21.
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    • Aeschylus, Suppliant Maidens, 1005
    • Euripides, Heracles, 991
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.132
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.139
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.112
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 1085
    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.30
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 1.8.19
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 1.4.23
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 427
    • Plutarch, Pyrrhus, 21
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