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ἄντλος perhaps for ἀνά-τλος, the Root of -τλος being ΤΛΕ, τλάω

1.the hold of a ship, where the bilgewater settles, Lat. sentina, Od.
2.the bilge-water in the hold, Eur.; ἄντλον οὐκ ἐδέξατο let in no bilgewater, metaph. for "let no enemy come in, " Aesch.; εἰς ἄντλον ἐμβαίνειν πόδα, metaph. for getting into a difficulty, Eur.

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