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ὠλέν-η , ,
A.elbow, or rather the arm from the elbow downwards (cf. “ὦμος1.1), h.Merc.388, A.Pr.60, S.Tr.926, etc.; “περίβαλλ᾽ ὠλέναςAr.Ra.1322 (lyr.): freq. in E., ὠλέναις, ἐν ὠλέναισιν φέρειν, HF 1381, Ba.1238; “μεταίρειν ἐν ὠλέναιςIT1158; “ὠλέναις λαβεῖνBa. 1125 codd.; “ἀπ᾽ ὠλένης βαλεῖνPh.1375; “φίλην ὀρέξετ᾽ ὠλένην;Med.902; “περὶ ὠλένας δέρᾳ βαλεῖνPh.165 (lyr., cf. 307, 311); “εἰς ὠλένας τινὸς δοῦναί τιTr.1142; . ἄκραι the hands, IT283; ἴσας δέ μοι ψήφους διηρίθμησε Παλλὰς ὠλένῃ is dub. l. ib.966: in later Prose, Luc.D Deor.20.10, al. (of the wing-bone of a bird, Id.Icar.3): Cleitorian (Arc.) word acc. to AB1096.
3. mat, mattress, gloss on Lat.torus (which has these and other senses), Gloss.: cf. ὠλήν, ὠλενοστρόφος. (Lat. ulna, OHG. elina, OE. eln, el-bogi, 'ell, elbow'; Goth. aleina; also Skt. aratni/s, OSlav. lak[ucaron]t[icaron], Lith. uolektìs (all = elbow and ell); cf. ὠλλόν and ἄλαξ.
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