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ἐχέγγυ^ος , ον,
A.having given or able to give security, trustworthy, secure, “δόμοιE.Med.387; “λόγοςId.Andr.192; “ποιεῖν δόσιν .Id.Ph. 759; ζημία . a penalty to be relied on (for the prevention of crime), Th.3.46; “φρουράD.H.2.37: Comp. -ώτερος Them.Or.26.321d: Sup. -ώτατος, μάρτυςAth.9.398f; τὸ τῆς φρουρᾶς . security, Hdn.2.13.8; . πρὸς ἀσφάλειαν, εἰς σωτηρίαν, Plu.2.595 f, 1055b: c.gen., “σωφροσύνης τρόπος οὗτος .AP10.56.11 (Pall.); ἀπορρήτων . safe to be entrusted with secrets, Plu.Publ.4; ἀξίωμα . πρὸς ἡγεμονίαν equal to command, Id.Per.37, cf. Hdn.3.13.4: c. inf., sufficiently strong to . . , Plu.Aem. 8, 2.923c; οὐκ . πρὸς τὸ ἀριθμεῖν not sufficient justification for counting . . , Longin. ap. Porph.Plot.20.
II. Pass., having received a pledge, secured against danger, “ἱκέτηςS.OC284.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Euripides, Andromache, 192
    • Euripides, Medea, 387
    • Euripides, Phoenician Women, 759
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 284
    • Thucydides, Histories, 3.46
    • Plutarch, Aemilius Paullus, 8
    • Plutarch, Pericles, 37
    • Plutarch, Publicola, 4
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 2.37
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