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ἀργός (B), όν, later ή, όν Arist.EN1167a11, Mete.352a13, Thphr. Lap.27, Ath.Mech.12.11, etc.: (contr. from ἀεργός):—prop.
2. of things, “δόρυE.Ph.1387; of money, lying idle, yielding no return, opp. ἐνεργός, D.27.7 and 20; of land, lying fallow, Isoc.4.132, X.Cyr.3.2.19, Thphr.HP9.12.2; opp. πεφυτευμένος, IG7.2226B (Thisbe, iii A.D.); “διατριβὴ .in which nothing is done, fruitless, Ar. Ra.1498 (lyr.), Isoc.4.44; “χρόνον ἀργὸν διάγεινPlu.Cor.31. Adv. “ἀργῶς, ἐπιμέλεσθαιX.Mem.2.4.7; “ἔχεινD.6.3: Comp. and Sup. ἀργότερον, -ότατα, X.Oec.15.6 and 1.
b. . λόγος, name of a sophism, Chrysipp.Stoic.2.277, cf.Plu.2.574e.
II. Pass.,unwrought, ἁρμός, κυμάτιον, IG1.322b23,59; “πυροὶ .unprepared for eating, Hp.VM13; “ἄργυροςPaus.3.12.3; βύρσαι undressed hides, Ath.Mech. l.c.; unpolished, Thphr.Lap.27.
3. unattempted,μάχηPl.Euthd.272a.
4. Astrol., τόπος ., name of the 8th of the 12 'houses', Ptol.Tetr.128, Paul.Al.M.4; “πλανήτηςPlot.2.3.3; “ζῴδιονS.E.M.5.15.
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