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ἄλκαρ , τό, only nom. and acc.:—
A.safeguard, defence, “οὔδε τί σε Τρώεσσιν ὀΐομαι . ἔσεσθαιIl.5.644; “. Ἀχαιῶν11.823; “σᾶς δάμαρτος E.Tr.590 (lyr.): c. gen. obj., γήραος . defence against old age, h.Ap.193; ἴδεος, ὑετοῦ ., Call.Fr.124, A.R.2.1074: abs., remedy, Aret.CA1.1.—Ep. and Lyr. word, cf. Pi.P.10.52, Ps.-Phoc.128. Cf. ἀλέξω.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Euripides, Trojan Women, 590
    • Homer, Iliad, 11.823
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 3 to Apollo, 193
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.644
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 2.1074
    • Aretaeus, De curatione acutorum morborum libri duo, 1.1
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