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δαίδαλ-ος , ον,
A.cunningly or curiously wrought,μάχαιραPi.N.4.59 (Did., Δαιδάλου codd.); “πέπλοςA.Eu.635: in Hom. only neut. as Subst., ὃς χερσὶν ἐπίστατο δαίδαλα πάντα τεύχειν . . to frame all cunning works, Il.5.60, al.; “τεκτόνων δ.Pi.P.5.36, cf. Opp.C.1.355: also in sg., Od.19.227.
2. spotted, speckled, or perh. rather, sheeny, shot with light, of fish, Opp.C.1.58.
II. as pr. n., Δαίδαλος, , Daedalus, i. e. the Cunning Worker, the Artist, traditional name for the first sculptor, Il.18.592, Pl.Men.97d: hence δαίδαλα, τά, = statues, Paus.9.3.2: also Δαίδαλα, τά, festival of Hera at Argos, ib., Plu.Daed.tit.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Aeschylus, Eumenides, 635
    • Homer, Odyssey, 19.227
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 9.3.2
    • Plato, Meno, 97d
    • Homer, Iliad, 18.592
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.60
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