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ὅρκιον 1 = ὅρκος oath, Hom., etc.
II.mostly in pl., ὅρκια, τά, that which is sworn to, the articles of a treaty, Hom., etc.; ὅρκια πιστὰ ταμεῖν (v. τέμνω II), Il.:—on the other hand, ὅρκια δηλήσασθαι or ὑπὲρ ὅρκια δηλ. to violate a solemn treaty, id=Il.; ὅρκια πατῆσαι to trample on the treaties, id=Il.; so, ὅρκια συγχεῦαι, ψεύσασθαι id=Il.
2.the victims sacrificed on taking these solemn oaths, id=Il.
3.a surety resting on oath, in sg., Pind., Ar.

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