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δρύοχοι [υ^], οἱ, δρυ- 'wooden structure', 'ship' (cf. δόρυ, ἔχω)
A.props or shores upon which is laid the frame of a new ship, Od.19.574, cf. Eust. et Sch. adloc.; κατὰ δρυόχων ἐπάγη σανίς Epigr. ap. Moschion ap.Ath.5.209c; ἐκ δρυόχων ναυπηγεῖσθαι to build a ship from the keel, Plb.1.38.5; “δρυόχους ἐπεβάλλετο νηόςA.R.1.723: metaph., δρυόχους τιθέναι δράματος ἀρχάς to lay the keel of a new play, Ar.Th.52: “οἷον ἐκ δρυόχωνPl. Ti.81b, cf. Plu.2.321e: sg. only in Poll.1.85.
II. = δρυμά, woods, AP6.16 (Arch.): heterocl. pl. “δρύοχαE.El.1163 (lyr.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae, 52
    • Euripides, Electra, 1163
    • Homer, Odyssey, 19.574
    • Plato, Timaeus, 81b
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 1.723
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.38.5
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