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ἐπωμ-ίς , ίδος, , (ὦμος
A.the point of the shoulder, where it joins the collar-bone, Hp.Art.1, al., X.Mem.3.10.13, Gal.2.273, etc.; the adjacent part of the collar-bone, Poll.2.133 ; acc. to Arist.HA493a9, back part of the neck: pl., Id.Phgn.810b35.
2. Poet., shoulder, Achae.4, Call.Del.143, AP9.588 (Alc. Mess.).
3. part of a ship, Archimel. ap. Ath.5.209d (s.v.l.).
4. in pl., leaves of a folding-door, LXX Ez.41.2.
II. part of the women's tunic that was fastened on the shoulder by brooches, shoulder-strap, E. Hec.558, Chaerem.14.2, Apollod.Car.4, IG11(2).287 A87 (iii B. C.); tunic of a rower, E.IT1404 ; the high-priest's ephod, LXX Ex.28.6, Ph.2.151, al.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Euripides, Hecuba, 558
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Taurus, 1404
    • Old Testament, Ezekiel, 41.2
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 3.10.13
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 1
    • Old Testament, Exodus, 28.6
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