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1.the surface of the earth, the ground, earth, Hom.; πῖαρ οὖδας the rich soil, Od.; ὀδὰξ ἕλον οὖδας they bit the dust, of dying men, Hom.; οὔδει ἐρείσθη he propped himself on the ground, Il.; ἀπ᾽ οὔδεος from the ground, οὖδάσδε to the ground, to earth, Hom.; πρὸς οὖδας φορεῖσθαι, πεσεῖν, βεβλῆσθαι Trag.
2.the floor or pavement of rooms and houses, Hom.:—proverb., ἐπ᾽ οὔδεϊ καθίζειν τινά to bring a man to the pavement, i. e. to strip him of all he has, Hhymn.

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