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ἄκρον , ον, τό, (neut. of ἄκρος) ἄκρα, highest or farthest point:
b. ἄκρα νάων ships' tops, Alc.Supp.12.9.
3. end, extremity, τὰ . τῆς θαλάσσης, [τοῦἀέρος], Pl.Phd. 109d, 109e; ἄκρα χειρῶν hands, Luc. Im.6; ἐξ ἄκρων at the end, Ar.Fr.29; “ἐξ ἄκρουCom.Adesp.398; “ἐπ᾽ ἄκροιςPl.Sph.220d:—border, frontier, Plb.1.42.2.
2. of persons, Ἄργεος ἄκρα Πελασγοί pride of Argos, Theoc.15.142.
IV. in Logic of Arist. τὰ ἄκρα are major and minor terms of syllogism, opp. to μέσον or middle, APr.25b36, al.
V. extremes in a proportion, Id.EN1133b2.
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.100
    • Homer, Iliad, 14.292
    • Homer, Odyssey, 3.278
    • Homer, Odyssey, 11.597
    • Plato, Phaedo, 109d
    • Plato, Phaedo, 109e
    • Plato, Statesman, 268e
    • Plato, Sophist, 220d
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 247b
    • Plato, Critias, 110e
    • Plato, Timaeus, 20a
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 397
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.42.2
    • Lucian, Imagines, 6
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