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κόλλοψ , οπος, ,
A.peg or screw by which the strings of the lyre were tightened, Od.21.407, cf. Pl.R.531b, Luc.DMar.1.4: metaph., “τῆς ὀργῆς . . τὸν κόλλοπ᾽ ἀνεῖμενAr.V.574.
2. bar by which a windlass was turned, Arist.Mech.852b12.
II. thick skin on the upper part of the neck of oxen, Ar.Fr.646; and of swine, ib.506.3.
2. metaph., = ἀνδρόγυνος, cinaedus, Eub.11, Diph.43.22, AP12.42 (Diosc.), cf. Hsch.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 574
    • Homer, Odyssey, 21.407
    • Plato, Republic, 531b
    • Lucian, Dialogi Marini, 1.4
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