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ἄξων , ονος, ,
A.axle, Il.16.378; “σιδήρεος5.723; φήγινος ib.838, cf. Hes.Op.424, A.Th.153 (lyr.), etc.
2. axis, of a cone, Arist.Mete. 375b22; of a conic section, Apollon.Perg.1 Def.7; of a cylinder, Archim.Con.Sph.1.260.
3. axis of the celestial sphere, Arist.Mu. 391b26, Arat.22, D.H.2.5; “. νοητόςEust.1389.59.
4. metaph., course, path of action, LXXPr.2.9, 2.18.
II. οἱ ἄξονες the wooden tablets of the laws in Athens, made to turn upon an axis, Plu.Sol.25: sg. in IG1.61, D.23.31.
2. in pl., door-jambs, Parm.1.19.
III. in pl., part of a bridle-bit, X.Eq.10.9 and 10.
IV. the second cervical vertebra, Poll.2.132. (Cf. Skt. ák[snull ]as, Lat. axis, OHG. ahsa, Lith. ašìs 'axle'.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (11):
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 153
    • Demosthenes, Against Aristocrates, 31
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 424
    • Homer, Iliad, 16.378
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.723
    • Old Testament, Proverbs, 2.18
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 10
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 10.9
    • Old Testament, Proverbs, 2.9
    • Plutarch, Solon, 25
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 2.5
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