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φειδωλ-ός , ή, όν, also ός, όν Ar.Nu.421 (anap.), Lys.1.7:—
A.sparing, thrifty, and as Subst., niggard, miser, Ar. Pl.237, Eup.154, Democr.228, Pl.R.554a, al.; “φ. γαστήρAr.Nu. l.c.; φ. γλῶσσα a niggard tongue, i.e. sparing of words, Hes. Op. 720: c. gen., “φ. χρημάτωνPl.R.548b; “τόξωνAnon.Trop.p.209 S. (cf. “φειδωλία11); “φ. περί τιναEus.Mynd.6; “τὸ φ. αὐτοῦ τῆς ψυχῆςPl.R.560c; “τὸ φ. ἐν δαπάναιςPlu.Galb.3; θνητά τε καὶ φ. οἰκονομοῦσα pursuing earthly and niggardly practices, Pl.Phdr.256e; “φ. μέτρῳAlciphr.3.57 (nisi leg. Φειδωνίῳ, cf. sq. 11). Adv., “τεθραμμένος . . ἀπαιδεύτως τε καὶ φειδωλῶςId.R.559d.
II. merciful, PMag.Leid.V.9.3.
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    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 421
    • Aristophanes, Plutus, 237
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 720
    • Lysias, On the Murder of Eratosthenes, 7
    • Plato, Republic, 554a
    • Plato, Republic, 548b
    • Plato, Republic, 560c
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 256e
    • Plutarch, Galba, 3
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