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κέρας

I.the horn of an animal, as of oxen, Il.; ὀφθαλμοὶ δ᾽ ὡσεὶ κέρα ἔστασαν his eyes stood fixed and stiff like horns, Od.
II.horn, as a material, αἱ μὲν γὰρ [αἱ πύλαι] κεράεσσι τετεύχαται, of the horn doors, through which the true dreams came, id=Od.
III.anything made of horn,
1.a bow, Il., Hom., Theocr.
2.of musical instruments, a horn for blowing, Xen.: a flute, Luc.
3.a drinking-horn, Xen.
IV.βοὸς κ. a horn guard or pipe to which the leadweight (μολύβδαινα) of a fishing-line was attached, Hom.
V.κέρατα the horn points with which the writing-reed was tipped, Anth.
VI.an arm or branch of a river, Hes., Thuc.
VII.the wing of an army or fleet, Hdt., attic; κατὰ κέρας προσβάλλειν, ἐπιπίπτειν to attack in flank, Thuc., Xen.; ἐπὶ κέρας ἄγειν to lead towards the wing, i. e. in column, not with a broad front, Lat. agmine longo, Hdt., attic
VIII.any projection, e. g. a mountain-peak, Xen.

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