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BOIAE (κλοιός), a collar of wood or iron put on the neck of slaves or criminals as a punishment (Plaut. As. 3.2, 5; Capt. 4.2, 109; Prudent. Praef. Psych. 34; Jerome, v. in Hierem. 27; Isid. Orig. 5.27, 12). The Greek κλοιός, usually of wood, sometimes of iron (Babr. 99, 6), was: 1. A collar on the neck of a mischievous dog (Aristoph. Wasps 897; Xen. Hell. 2.4, 41). 2. A form of pillory (Xen. Hell. 3.3, 11; Eur. Cycl. 235; Luc. Tox. 32). 3. An ornamental collar of gold (Eur. Cycl. 184).


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