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τύλος , ,
A.= τύλη 1, callus, X.Mem.1.2.54, Nic.Th.178, Dsc.3.80; inside the hands, “τὼ χεῖρε τύλων ἀνάπλεωςLuc.Somn.6; on the knees, Sch.Ar.Ach.553, etc.; cf. “τυλόω11.
II. anything rising like a lump, knob or knot; esp.
1. wooden bolt with a knob at the end, trenail, Ar.Ach.553, Plb.Fr.82, Arr.An.2.3.7.
3. membrum virile, Poll.2.176, Hsch.
4. knob or nose on which the thread of a screw works, Hero Spir.1.5; peg on which a string is looped, Eutoc. ad Archim. iii p.60 H.; knob on an axle to which a cord is attached, Heliod. ap. Orib.49.3.3, 49.4.25,51, 49.8.4, Sor.1.68. [υ^ Nic.l.c.; cf. τύλη.]
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 11
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 553
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 1.2.54
    • Strabo, Geography, 16.4.17
    • Lucian, Somnium sive vita Luciani, 6
    • Arrian, Anabasis, 2.3.7
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 3.33
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