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πῖλος 1

I.wool or hair made into felt, used as a lining for helmets, Il.; for shoes, Hes.
II.anything made of felt, a felt skullcap, like the modern fez, Hes.; πίλους τιήρας φορέοντες wearing turbans for caps, Hdt.; ἀντὶ τῶν πίλων μιτρηφόροι ἔσαν id=Hdt.
2.a felt-cloth, Xen.
3.a felt-cuirass, Thuc.

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