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ξεῖνος : strange, foreign, Il. 24.302, Od. 7.32 ; ξεῖνε πάτερ, ‘sir stranger’; stranger, guest, guest - friend; the relation of guest - friend existed from the time when ζεινήια were exchanged as tokens and pledges; hence πατρώιος ξεῖνος, ‘hereditary friend,’ Il. 6.215.
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