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δμῳ-ή (Choerob. in Theod.1.405) or δμω-ή (both spellings freq. in codd.), , (δαμάω) prop.
A.female slave taken in war, δμῳαὶ δ᾽ ἃς Ἀχιλεὺς ληΐσσατο (cf. δμώς) Il. 18.28, cf. 9.658, 24.643: generally, female slave, serving-woman, only in pl. in Hom., mostly joined with γυναῖκες: “δμῳαίA.Ag.908, S.Ant.1189; “δ. γυναῖκεςA.Ch.84; rare in Prose, X.Cyr.5.1.6, Philostr.VA1.5: later in sg., Q.S.5.561; of things, “δμωὴν . . Ἄϊδος . . μάκελλανIG14.1389ii25.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 908
    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 84
    • Homer, Iliad, 9.658
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 1189
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 5.1.6
    • Homer, Iliad, 18.28
    • Homer, Iliad, 24.643
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Life of Apollonius of Tyana, 1.5
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