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χιτών , ῶνος: tunic. The χιτών was like a shirt, but without sleeves, woollen, and white. It was worn by both men and women, next the body, and confined by a girdle, Od. 14.72. (See the cut, representing Achilles—clothed in the χίτών—taking leave of Peleus. Cf. also No. 55). There were also long tunics, see ἑλκεχίτων. Of soldiers, coat-of-mail, cuirass, Il. 2.416, Il. 11.100 (cf. cuts Nos. 12, 17, 79, 86). λα?ινος, ‘tunic of stone,’ fig., of death by stoning, Il. 3.57.
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