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ἀμφίβληστρ-ον , τό,
A.anything thrown round:
1. casting-net, Hes.Sc.215, Hdt.1.141, 2.95; “ἀμφιβλήστρῳ περιβάλλεσθαιMen.27, cf. Stratt.7, Epil.1, Ph.Bel.95, Ev.Matt.4.18.
b. metaph., of the garment thrown like a net over Agamemnon, A.Ag.1382, Ch.492; of the shirt of Nessus, “Ἐρινύων ὑφαντὸν .S.Tr.1052; ἀμφίβληστρα σώματος ῥάκη rags thrown around body, E.Hel.1079.
2. fetter, bond, A.Pr.81.
3. of encircling walls, “ἀμφίβληστρα τοίχωνE.IT96.
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    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 492
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 81
    • Euripides, Helen, 1079
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Taurus, 96
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.141
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.95
    • Hesiod, Shield of Heracles, 215
    • New Testament, Matthew, 4.18
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 1052
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 1382
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