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δίφρος , , heterocl. pl. δίφρα, τά, Call.Dian.135, Nonn.D.27.238: (perh. for διφόρος):—
A.chariot-board, on which two could stand, the driver (ἡνίοχος) and the combatant (παραιβάτης), Il.5.160, 11.748, Hes.Sc.61: metaph., “ἕστηκεν ἐν τῷ δ. τῆς πόλεωςPl.R.566d.
2. chariot, Il.10.305, al., Pi.P.2.10, al., Arr.Tact.19.3, etc.; “ἐϋπλέκτῳ ἐνὶ δίφρῳIl.23.335; “μεταμείβοντος δίφρον ἐκ δίφρουJul.Or.3.122b; of the Sun's chariot, E.Ph.2, Call.Dian.111; “Μοισᾶν δ.Pi.O.9.81; travelling-car, Od.3.324; litter,δ. κατάστεγοςD.C.60.2.
II. seat, couch, stool, Il.3.424, 6.354, Od.19.97, Ar.Eq.1164, Pl.R.328c, etc.; “δ. ΘετταλικόςEup.58; = Lat. sella curulis, Plb.6.53.9, etc.; judge's seat of office, LXX 1 Ki.1.9, al.; royal throne, OGI199.38 (i A. D.); night-stool, Aristid.Or.49(25).19.
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    • Aristophanes, Knights, 1164
    • Euripides, Phoenician Women, 2
    • Hesiod, Shield of Heracles, 61
    • Homer, Iliad, 10.305
    • Homer, Iliad, 11.748
    • Homer, Iliad, 23.335
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.160
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    • Homer, Odyssey, 19.97
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    • Old Testament, 1 Samuel, 1.9
    • Plato, Republic, 328c
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    • Homer, Iliad, 3.424
    • Polybius, Histories, 6.53.9
    • Arrian, Tactica, 19.3
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 60.2
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