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ταρσός 1 τέρσομαι

I.a stand or frame of wicker-work, a crate, Lat. cratis, Od., Thuc.:— generally, a basket, Ar.
2.a mat of reeds, built into brickwork to bind it together, Hdt.
II.any broad flat surface, as,
1.τ. ποδός the flat of the foot, the part between the toes and the heel, Il., Hdt.
2.τ. κωπέως the flat or blade of an oar, Lat. palmula, Hdt.: absol. an oar, Eur.:—in collective sense, the oars on one side of a ship, Thuc.
3.τ. πτέρυγος the flat of the wing, a wing, Anth.: of a peacock's tail, Mosch.

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