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κυ^νικός , ή, όν, (κύων), X.Cyr.5.2.17 (v.l. for ὑϊκόν)“; τὸ κ. καὶ θηριῶδες τῶν ὀρέξεωνPlu.2.133b; κ. σπασμός unilateral facial paralysis, Cels.4.3.1, Gal.18(2).930; κ. καύματα heat of the dogdays, Polyaen.2.30.3: metaph., ἄνθρωπος κ. currish, churlish, LXX 1 Ki.25.3. Adv. -“κῶς, σπώμενοιHeliod. ap. Orib.48.38 tit.; in doglanguage, opp. βοϊκῶς, etc., Porph.Abst.3.3.
II. Κυνικός, , Cynic, as the followers of the philosopher Antisthenes were called, from the gymnasium (Κυνόσαργες) where he taught, D.L.6.13; or from their resemblance to dogs in several respects, Diog.Cyn. ap. eund.6.60, Metrod.16, Polystr.p.20 W., Elias in Cat.111.2, etc.; “Κράτητι τῷ κ.Men.117; κ. αἵρεσις, ἄσκησις, φιλοσοφία, Ph.1.352, J.AJ6.13.6, Jul.Or.6.187a; “παρρησία κ.Plu.2.69c; “τὸ κ. τῆς παρρησίαςId.Brut. 34. Adv. Comp. -ώτερον Id.2.601e.
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    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 6.13.6
    • Old Testament, 1 Samuel, 25.3
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 5.2.17
    • Plutarch, Brutus, 34
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