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κανών , όνος: (1) shuttle or spool, by which the thread of the woof was drawn through the thread of the warp, Il. 23.761.—(2) handle on the interior of a shield, grasped by the left hand, Il. 8.193, Il. 13.407. (Il.) (See cuts Nos. 12, 16, 79; rudely represented in the adjacent cut.)

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