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πυκνός 1 πύξ

close, compact: and so,
A.of consistency, close, firm, solid, opp. to what is loose and porous (μανός, ἀραιός), Hom.; πυκινὸν λέχος a well-stuffed bed, id=Hom.
II.close-packed, crowded, thick, close, dense, id=Hom.; of the plumage of a sea-bird, id=Hom.; of foliage, id=Hom.; of a shower of darts or stones, id=Hom., Hdt.; of hair, Aesch., etc.
2.frequent, many, Lat. creber, id=Aesch., Eur., etc.
III.well put together, compact, fast, strong, Il.
IV.close, concealed, δόλος id=Il.
V.generally, strong of its kind, great, sore, excessive, ἄτη id=Il.
VI.metaph. of the mind, sagacious, shrewd, wise, Hom.; πυκινοί the wise, Soph.; of a fox, Ar.
B.adv. πυκινῶς, and after Hom. πυκνῶς, θύραι or σανίδες πυκινῶς ἀραρυῖαι close or fast shut, Hom.
2.very much, constantly, sorely, greatly, id=Hom.
3.sagaciously, shrewdly, craftily, id=Hom.
II.Hom. also uses neuters πυκνόν and πυκνά, πυκινόν and πυκινά as adv., much, often; so also in attic; comp. πυκνότερον, πυκνότερα; Sup. πυκνότατα.
III.poet. adv. πύκα (q. v.), as if from πύκος, strongly, Hom.
2.πύκα βάλλετο with thick-falling darts, Il.
3.carefully, diligently, id=Il.

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