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χειρ-ίς , ῖδος, ,
A.a covering for the hand, glove, Od.24.230, X.Cyr.8.8.17, Clearch. 14.
2. covering for the arm, loose sleeve, such as the Persians wore, ἐπικατήμενος χειρίδι πλέῃ χειρὶ διπλῇ codd.) “ἀργυρίουHdt.6.72, cf. X. HG2.1.8, Cyr.8.3.14, PLips.40 iii 23 (iv A.D.); used also by the Gauls, Plu.Oth.6; by tragedians, Luc.JTr.41.
3. = χειρίδιον, Agathin. ap. Orib.10.7.18, Gal.6.187. (On the accent v. Hdn.Gr.2.437; χειρῖδας Od.l.c.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.72
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 8.3.14
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 8.8.17
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 2.1.8
    • Homer, Odyssey, 24.230
    • Plutarch, Otho, 6
    • Lucian, Juppiter trageodeus, 41
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