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βάσκ-α^νος , , who bewitches, sorcerer, as a term of abuse, D.21.209, Men.Pk.279, Str. 14.2.7; “β. καὶ φθοροποιόςSt.Byz. s.v. Θίβα.
2. slanderer, D.18.132, Vett.Val.358.5.
II. Adj. βάσκανος, ον, slanderous, malicious, Ar.Eq.103, Pl.571; “ συκοφάντης πανταχόθεν βάσκανονD.18.242, cf. Str.14.1.22; “δύσκολος καὶ β.Plu.Fab.26; “β. πρᾶγμα . . ποιοῦντεςD. 18.317; β. ἔσσ᾽, Ἀΐδα Erinna 6.3; “κώμων β. ἐστι λίθοςAP9.756 (Aemil.); “μ᾽ β. ἥρπασε δαίμωνEpigr.Gr.345; freq. in sepulchral inscriptions, IG14.1362, etc.: Sup. “-ώτατοςCom.Adesp.359. Adv. “-νωςJ.AJ11.4.9, Porph.VP53.
2. β. ὀφθαλμός evil eye, Plu.2.680c, cf. Alciphr.1.15.
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