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ὅρμος , , (εἴρω A)
A.cord, chain, esp. necklace, collar, Il.18.401, h.Ven. 163; of gold and electron, Od.15.460, 18.295, cf. h.Ven.88, Hes.Op.74; “χρυσεόδμητοι ὅρμοιA.Ch.617 (lyr.); “χρύσεοιE.El.177 (lyr.), cf. IG12.386.24, Ar.V.677 ; “. ἘριφύληςIG11(2).161 B 42 (Delos, iii B. C.), cf. Pl.R.590a.
2. generally, anything strung like a necklace, wreath, chaplet, Pi.O.2.74; στεφάνων ὅρμος a string of crowns, i. e. of praises, Id.N.4.17.
3. a kind of dance, performed in a ring by youths and maidens alternately, Luc.Salt.11.
4. ὁρμοί (on the accent v. infr.): ἱμάντες ὑποδημάτων, Hsch.
II. roadstead, anchorage, esp. the inner part of a harbour or basin, where ships lie, Il.1.435, A.Supp.765, 772, Ag.665, IG12.889,890, etc.; ὅρμον ποιέεσθαι or θέσθαι, = ὁρμίζεσθαι, Hdt.7.193, Theoc.13.30; τοῖσιοὕτω εἶχεὅρμου those whom the anchorage permitted to do so, Hdt.7.188.
2. metaph., haven, place of shelter or refuge, E.Hec.450 (lyr.); “. ἐλευθερίαςAP7.388 (Bianor) ; “τὸ γῆρας . . . τῶν κακῶνBion ap.D.L.4.48; βίου πλεύσαντα πρὸς ὅρμον having come to the end of life, IG2.2081; ὅρμον ὁδοιπορίης to the journey's end, AP11.317 (Pall.).
b. pl., of the favourite haunts of game, X.Cyn.10.7.
III. means of mooring, attachment, AP 9.296 (Apollonid.). (Some Gramm. distd. signf. I from II, making I oxyt. ὁρμός, v. Eust.1788.46,1967.29.)
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