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κέρκος , ,
A.tail of a beast (not a bird), e.g. swine, Ar.Ach.785; dog, “κέρκῳ σαίνεινId.Eq.1031; κ. λαγῶ a hare's scut, ib.909; horse, Pl.Phdr.254d, Plu.Sert.16; of all sorts of beasts, Arist.PA689b2, al.; of fishes, Id.HA565b29; κ. ποιεῖ καλῶς, of omens in sacrificing, Ar.Pax1054, cf. Sch. ad loc., Eub.130.
2. membrum virile, Ar.Th.239; “ ἀνώνυμος κ.Herod.5.45; of an animal, κ. βοός, used as a tawse, Id.3.68.
II. handle, Luc.Lex.7.
III. small animal that injures the vine, Hsch.
IV. tongue of flame, Sch.E.Ph.1257.
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