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δοκι^μ-α^σία , ,
A.examination, scrutiny:
1. of magistrates after election, to see if they fulfil the legal requirements of legitimacy, full citizenship, etc., “ δ. τῶν στρατηγῶνLys.15.2, cf. 16.9 (pl.); “τῶν ἱερέωνPl.Lg.759d; “δ. εἰσάγειν ταῖς ἀρχαῖςArist.Ath.59.4 (pl.), cf. IG 22.856,980.
2.δ. τῶν ἱππέωνpassing muster, X.Eq.Mag.3.9 (pl.).
3. δ. (sc. ἐφήβων), before admission to the rights of manhood, D.44.41, v. l. in 57.62.
4. δ. τῶν ῥητόρων a judicial process to determine the right of a man to speak in the ἐκκλησία or in the law-courts, Aeschin.1.2.
5. examination of recruits, PLond.3.982.6 (iv A. D.).
6. generally, test, δ. ἱκανήν [τινος] λαβεῖν make full trial of, Is.7.34 (but, receive assurance of . . , Plb.3.31.8); “ κατὰ τὸν χρόνον δ.Arist.EN1162a14; “κρίσιν καὶ δ. τινῶν ποιεῖνPlu.Cleom.10; “λίθος δοκιμασίαςLXXSi.6.21; “δ. οἰκοδόμωνPSI3.176 (v A. D.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (11):
    • Aeschines, Against Timarchus, 2
    • Aristotle, Constitution of the Athenians, 59.4
    • Demosthenes, Against Leochares, 41
    • Demosthenes, Against Eubulides, 62
    • Isaeus, Apollodorus, 34
    • Lysias, Against Alcibiades 2, 2
    • Lysias, For Mantitheus, 9
    • Plato, Laws, 759d
    • Xenophon, On the Cavalry Commander, 3.9
    • Polybius, Histories, 3.31.8
    • Old Testament, Ecclesiasticus, 6.21
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