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χοῦς (A), , also Anaxandr.41.13 (anap.), Nic.Th.103: (χέω):— a measure of capacity, = 12 κοτύλαι: nom. sg.
A.χοῦςAnaxandr.71, Alex.15.19, Men.Her.Fr.5, IG11(2).219A40 (Delos, iii B. C.); gen. “χοόςAr.Th.347 (cod. R and Suid., fort χοῶς), Tab.Heracl.2.36, 57, IG22.1013.55; χοῦ (in signf. 11) ib.1252.11, Ath.Mitt.30.146 (Mysia); dat. “χοΐAnaxandr.41.13, D.Prooem.53, PFrankf.1.19, al. (iii B. C.) (also Dor. Tab.Heracl.1.103); χῷ (in signf. 11) Ath.Mitt.30.145; acc. “χοῦνDsc.5.7, Ael.NA16.12, IG22.1366.23, PHolm.16.10; written χον (in signf.11), SIG57.21 (Milet., v B. C.); “χόαChoerob. in Theod.1.238H.; nom. pl. “χόεςPl.Tht.173e, IG22.1672.200, Inscr.Délos 396 A 67 (iii B. C.), Gal.18(2).258; contr. “χοῦςAP5.182 (Posidipp.); gen. pl. “χῶνIG12(5).593 A9 (Ceos, v B. C.), “χοῶνSIG647.27 (Stiris, ii B. C.); acc. “χοῦςTab.Heracl.1.103, PMich.Zen.94.4 (iii B. C.); “χόαςHero *Mens.19, *Geom.23.63, Aristid.1.18J., Lib.Or.11.126, Gp.8.20.1, al. (χοας unaccented, SIG953.18 (Cnidus, ii B. C.)):—also nom. sg. χοεύς Hp.Epid.7.10, IG11(2).219 A 8 (Delos, iii B. C.); gen. “χοῶςAr.Pax537 (χοός ap. Suid.); “χοέωςGal.12.932, S.E.M.9.320; dat. χοέϊ or “χοεῖHp.Salubr.5, Morb.3.17 cod. θ, PHib.1.90.11 (iii B. C.), Choerob. in Theod. 1.238H.; acc. “χοᾶAr.Eq.355, Ach.1202 (lyr.), Men.915 (contr. fr. χοέα, as correctly expld. by Hdn.Gr.2.13 and Choerob. l.c.; found at end of a verse in Ar.Eq.95,113, Ach.1133, Eub.80.4, Men. l.c.); “χοέαHp.Morb.3.17, Dsc.5.72, 73, Gp.2.6.42, Gal.12.931: nom. pl. “χοεῖςIG11(2).237.3 (Delos, iii B. C.), Inscr.Délos 440 A 20, 62 (ii B. C.), Ostr.Bodl.i 343 (ii B. C.); written “χοιεῖςPCair.Zen.160.3 (iii B. C.); acc. “χοᾶςAr.Ec.44, Th.746 (cod. R, cf. Suid.), Arist. HA627b4; later “χοέαςPh.Bel.90.26; “χοεῖςLXX 3 Ki.7.24 (38), Dsc. 5.7, 63, 68, PHolm.16.11, 17; dat. “χοεῦσινArist. GC328a27; χόεσι or χοέσι (perh. formed like δρομέσι) Wilcken Chr.176.7 (i A. D.): the unaccented forms χοα, χοας, χοων, PCair.Zen.516.21, 16, 19 (iii B. C.), prob. belong to χοεύς: prov., of attempts to measure the immeasurable, “οἱ τῆς θαλάττης λεγόμενοι χόεςPl.Tht.173d; “ὡσπερανεί τις ἐξαριθμεῖσθαι βούλοιτο τοὺς χόας τῆς θαλάττηςAristid. l.c.
II. = συμβολή iv, πόλις διδοῖ . . χο̂ν (v. supr.) “τὸμ παλαιὸν ὁρτῆς ἑκάστηςSIG57.21 (Milet., v B. C.); “εἶναι αὐτοῖς ἀτέλειαν τοῦ χοῦIG22.1252.11; Argive acc. sg. “χῶνHegesand.31.
2. name of a society or club, “ἄρξαντα χοῦAth.Mitt.30.146 (Mysia); Διῒ Ὑψίστῳ καὶ τῷ ib.145 (ibid.).
III. Χόες, οἱ, the Pitcher-feast, a name given to the second day of the Anthesteria, Call.Aet.1.1.2; gen. “ΧοῶνEubulid.1, Timae.128; dat. “τοῖς ΧουσίAr.Ach.1211, Ath.7.276c; acc. “τοὺς ΧοᾶςAr.Ach.961; “τοὺς Χοᾶς ἄγεινD.39.16, cf. Phanod.13; “τοὺς ΧοῦςIG3.1342.
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