close, compact: and so,
of consistency, close, firm, solid
, opp. to what is loose and porous (μανός, ἀραιός
; πυκινὸν λέχος a well-stuffed
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.
, Lat. creber
III.well put together, compact, fast, strong, Il.
, δόλος id=Il.
of its kind, great, sore, excessive
, ἄτη id=Il.
metaph. of the mind, sagacious, shrewd, wise
; πυκινοί the wise
; of a fox, Ar.
2.very much, constantly, sorely, greatly, id=Hom.
3.sagaciously, shrewdly, craftily, id=Hom.
poet. adv. πύκα
(q. v.), as if from πύκος
3.carefully, diligently, id=Il.