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ἕλιξ (A), ι^κος, , , as Adj.,
A.twisted, curved: in Hom. and Hes., as in S.Aj.374 (lyr.), Theoc.25.127, epith. of oxen, commonly understood of their twisted, crumpled horns, cf. “ἑλικτός1; also expld. of the movement of their bodies as they walk, rolling: freq. coupled with εἰλίπους, cf. Il.12.293 and Sch. ad loc., etc.; ἕλιξ abs.,= βοῦς, E.Ba. 1170 (lyr.): later of various objects, “ποταμόςPi. ap. Sch.Il.Oxy.221 ix 15; ἕλικα ἀνὰ χλόαν on the tangled grass, E.Hel.180 (lyr., cf. sq. 111); “δρόμοςNonn.D.2.263; “σειρήTryph.322.
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    • Euripides, Bacchae, 1170
    • Euripides, Helen, 111
    • Euripides, Helen, 180
    • Homer, Iliad, 12.293
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 374
    • Theocritus, Idylls, 1
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