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διπλόος , η, ον, contr. διπλοῦς , , οῦν, Ion. fem.
A.διπλέηHdt.3.42 codd., but διπλήν or “-ῆνId.5.90, διπλάς or “-ᾶςId.3.28: contr. always in Trag., exc. “διπλόοιA.Fr.39: (cf. ἁπλόος):—twofold, double, prop. of cloaks and articles of dress, χλαῖνα διπλῆ, = δίπλαξ or διπλοΐς, Il.10.134, Od.19.226; ὅθι . . διπλόος ἤντετο θώρηξ where the cuirass met [the buckle] so as to be double, Il.4.133; τὴν ἐπωμίδα πτύξας διπλῆν having folded it double, Apollod.Car.4: generally, “καλύβη διπλῆ διαφράγματιTh.1.133; “διπλόος θάνατοςHdt.6.104; παῖσον διπλῆν (sc. πληγήν) S.El.1415; “δ. οἰκίδιονof two stories, Lys.1.9; διπλῆ ἄκανθα spine bent double by age, E.El.492; διπλῆ <ῥάχις> X.Eq.1.11; “σύμβολον δ.executed in duplicate, PHib.1.29 (iii B. C.).
2. διπλῇ χερὶ θανεῖν by mutual slaughter, S.Ant.14.
3. δ. ὀνόματα compound words, Arist.Po.1459a9, Rh.1404b29, etc.
4. of fevers in which two paroxysms took place in a given time, δ. ἀμφημερινός, τριταῖος, Gal.7.472, 9.677.
5. δ. ἰσότης, = διπλοϊσότης (q. v.), Dioph.p.98T., etc.
II. as Comp., twice as much, large, etc., “βίοςPl.Ti.75b; “δίκηId.Lg.865c; δ. . . twice as much as . . (v. διπλῇ): c. gen., Id.Ti.35b; διπλοῦν ὀφείλειν ὅσον . . Lex ap.D.23.28; διπλῷ, = διπλῇ, Pl.Lg.722b.
III. pl., in Trag., = δύο, A.Pr.950, Ch.761, S.Aj.960, OT20, Ant.51.
2. double-minded, treacherous, E.Rh.395, etc.; “οὐδὲν δ.X.HG4.1.32; “δ. καὶ ποικίλοςD.H.Rh.11.5; also, playing two parts, Pl.R.397e; at variance with oneself, ib. 554d.
V. διπλοῦν, τό, = δίπλωμα 111, Androm. ap. Gal.13.29, al.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (28):
    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 761
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 950
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1459a.9
    • Demosthenes, Against Aristocrates, 28
    • Euripides, Electra, 492
    • Euripides, Rhesus, 395
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.28
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.42
    • Herodotus, Histories, 5.90
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.104
    • Homer, Iliad, 10.134
    • Homer, Iliad, 4.133
    • Homer, Odyssey, 19.226
    • Lysias, On the Murder of Eratosthenes, 9
    • Plato, Laws, 722b
    • Plato, Laws, 865c
    • Plato, Republic, 397e
    • Plato, Republic, 554d
    • Plato, Timaeus, 35b
    • Plato, Timaeus, 75b
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 960
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 14
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 51
    • Sophocles, Electra, 1415
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 20
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.133
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 4.1.32
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 1.11
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