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χαλκ-εύς , έως, : pl. χαλκεῖς, Att.
A.-ῆςAr.Av.490 (anap.), Pl.R.370d, Ep. -ῆες (v. infr.): acc. “χαλκέαςId.Smp.221e, R.428d, “χαλκεῖςPlu.2.214a:—coppersmith, opp. τέκτων (joiner, Pl.R.370d), “ἣν [ἀσπίδα] χ. ἤλασενIl.12.295, etc.; “μίτρη, τὴν χαλκῆες κάμον ἄνδρες4.187,216.
2. generally, worker in metal, of a goldsmith, Od.3.432; of a worker in iron. 9.391; hence later, blacksmith, smith (“χαλκέας τοὺς τὸν σίδηρον ἐργαζομένουςArist.Po.1461a29), Hdt.1.68, Ar.l.c., X.HG3.4.17; “ἀνὴρ χ.Hdt.4.200; “χ. χαλκοῦ καὶ σιδήρουLXXGe.4.22.
II. John Dory, Zeus faber, Opp.H.1.133, prob. in Arist.HA535b18; distd. fr. χαλκίς, Ath.7.328d.
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