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τετράς , άδος, ,
A.the number four, Arist.Metaph.1081b16, 1090b23, Ph.1.22, Plu.Lyc.5, etc.
2. the fourth dav of the month, h.Merc. 19, Hes.Op.794,798, Ar.Nu.1131, Th.5.54, IG12.304.50,62, etc.; so Boeot. πετράς (q.v.); τετράδι γέγονας, prov. of one born to a life of labour (cf. “τετραδισταί11), Pl.Com.100, cf. Aristonym.4, Sannyr. 5.
b. the fourth day of the week, Wednesday, Cod.Just.
3. a space of four days, Hp.Prog.20.
4. the four quarters of the moon, Thphr.Sign.5,27,38.
II. = τετραρχία 1, Hellanic.52 J.
III. κατὰ τετράδα διατετάχθαι in four divisions, Ascl.Tact.3.1.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 1131
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 794
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 798
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 4 to Hermes, 19
    • Hippocrates, Prognosticon, 20
    • Thucydides, Histories, 5.54
    • Plutarch, Lycurgus, 5
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