In Timachides there is also a kind of drinking-cup mentioned, called the æacis. [p. 740] There is another kind also, called the ἄκατος,or boat, being shaped like a boat. Epicrates says—
Throw down th' acatia,(using here the diminutive form,)
and take insteadAmong the Cyprians there is also a kind of cup called the aotus, as Pamphilus tells us: and Philetas says, this is a cup which has no ears (ὤτους). There is also a kind of cup called aroclum, which is mentioned by Nicander the Colophonian.
The larger goblets; and the old woman lead
Straight to the cup; . . . the younger maiden . . . .
. . . . . . . fill it; have your oar
All ready, loose the cables, bend the sails.