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θρίξ , , gen. τρι^χός, dat. pl. θριξί
A.τρίχεσινJ.AJ16.7.3 is f.l. for τρύχ-): - hair, Hom. only in pl., “ὀρθαὶ τρίχες ἔσταν ἐνὶ . . μέλεσσιIl. 24.359; mostly, hair of the head, 22.77, Od.13.431; “αἱ ἐν τῇ κεφαλῇ τρίχεςTh.1.6; sheep's wool, Il.3.273, Hes.Op.517; pig's bristles, Il.19.254, Od.10.239; τρίχες ἄκραι οὐραῖαι, of a horse's tail, Il.23.519; ἀνάστασις τῶν τριχῶν, of a lark's crest, Gal.12.361.
II. later in sg. collectively, A.Th.535, Ag.562, S.El.451; τριχὸς πλόκαμος, βόστρυχος, A.Th.564 (lyr.), Ch.229; “γενείον θρίξId.Pers.1056; “κόμη θρίξLXXNu.6.6; Ἐπαφρόδιτον . . τὴν παιδικὴν τρίχα Ὑγίᾳ (sc. ἀνέθηκεν) IG12(5).173 (Paros, i A.D.); of a horse's mane, S.Fr.475; of dogs, X.Cyn.4.8 (sg. and pl.).
2. a single hair, οὐδὲ τρίχ[α] Alc. Supp.14.10: prov., θρὶξ ἀνὰ μέσσον only a hair's breadth wanting, Theoc.14.9, cf. X.Smp.6.2; ἄξιον τριχός, i.e. good for nothing, Ar. Ra.614; “οὐδ᾽ ἂν τριχὸς πριαίμηνEup.7.18D.; ἐκ τριχὸς κρέμασθαι to hang by a hair, Aristaenet.2.1, Zen.3.47; “ἀπὸ τ. ἠερτῆσθαιAP5.229 (Paul. Sil.); “ἐπὶ τριχὸς ἦν σωτηρίαProcop.Aed.6.6; εἰς ἱερὴν τρίχα ἐλθεῖν, i.e. to come to life's end, v.l. in AP7.164 (Antip. Sid.), but cf. Epigr.Gr.248.13; μόνον οὐχὶ τῶν τ., φασί, λαμβάνεται 'saute aux yeux', S.E.M.7.257.
III. Medic., vein on the right lobe of the liver, Hp.Mul.1.43 (v.l. σῦριγξ), Gal.19.104.
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    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 562
    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 229
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 1056
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 535
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 564
    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 614
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 517
    • Homer, Iliad, 19.254
    • Homer, Iliad, 22.77
    • Homer, Iliad, 23.519
    • Homer, Iliad, 24.359
    • Homer, Iliad, 3.273
    • Homer, Odyssey, 10.239
    • Homer, Odyssey, 13.431
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 16.7.3
    • Sophocles, Electra, 451
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.6
    • Xenophon, On Hunting, 4.8
    • Xenophon, Symposium, 6.2
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 475
    • Old Testament, Numbers, 6.6
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