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σανίς 1

I.a board, plank, Anth., etc.
II.anything made of planks:
1.a door, in pl. folding doors, Lat. fores, Hom.:—rare in sg., Eur.
2.a wooden platform, scaffold or stage, Od.: a ship's deck, Eur. pl. wooden tablets for writing on, id=Eur.:—at Athens, tablets on which were written public notices, Ar., etc.
4.a plank to which offenders were bound or nailed, Hdt.; so perh. in Od. 22. 174.

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