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κόβα_λ-ος , ,
A.impudent rogue, arrant knave, Ar.Eq.450, Ra.1015, Pl.279, D.C.53.3; of Midias, Phryn. Com.4: in pl., mischievous goblins, invoked by rogues, Ar.Eq.635; of the owl, “κ. καὶ μιμητήςArist.HA597b23.
II. Adj. κόβαλα, τά, knavish tricks, rogueries, Ar.Eq.417, Ra.104; “ὕβριστον ἔργον καὶ κ.Pherecr.162. (For the orig. sense cf. κοβαλεύω.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 1015
    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 104
    • Aristophanes, Knights, 417
    • Aristophanes, Knights, 450
    • Aristophanes, Knights, 635
    • Aristophanes, Plutus, 279
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 53.3
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