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ἔγχελυς Matro Conv.39, acc. -υ^ν Archestr.Fr.8 (the accent ἐγχέλυς, etc., is sts. found as v.l.), , is f.l. in Luc.Anach.1), Att. gen. εως, nom. pl. εις, cf. Ael.Dion.Fr.145; gen. pl. ἐγγέλεων acc. to Choerob. in Theod.1.331; but the Ion. forms -υος, -υες or -υς, -ύων, -υσι are freq. found as v.l. in Arist.HA; dat. sg. -υϊ Hp.Mul.2.115; acc. pl.
A.ἐγχέλυαςArchil.101:—eel, “ἐγχέλυές τε καὶ ἰχθύεςIl.21.203, cf. Epich.73, Arist.HA538a3, al., etc.; “. ΚωπαΐδαςAr.Ach.880; “. ΒοιώτιαιAntiph.236: prov., ἐγχέλεις θηρᾶσθαι, i.e. to 'fish in troubled waters', Ar.Eq.864, cf. Nu.559, Arist.HA592a6.
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    • Aristophanes, Knights, 864
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