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χοῖνιξ 1

I.a choenix, a dry measure, = four κοτύλαι or two sextarii, about a quart Engl., Hdt.; the choenix of corn was one man's daily allowance, id=Hdt.; hence, ὅς κεν ἐμῆς γε χοίνικος ἅπτηται i. e. whoever eats of my bread, Od.
II.a kind of shackle or stocks for fastening the legs in, Ar., Dem.

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