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φόρ-ημα , ατος, τό,
A.that which is carried, load, S.Ph.474; “φ. φρυγάνωνAen.Tact.29.7; metaph., burden, A.Fr.392, E.Fr.643; “ἄσηρον φ.Hp.Art.35; “οἷον φ. φόβοςX.Cyr. 3.1.25, cf. Hier.8.10.
2. that which is worn, Poll.7.95: hence of ornament or dress, βουβάλια, καρπῶν . . φορήματα worn upon the wrists, Diph.59; “ χλαῖνα ἡρωϊκὸν φ.Ammon.Diff.p.140 V., cf. Phld.Piet.17, D.H.2.72, Plu.Dem.30, Luc.Dem.Enc.21; “σκῆπτρον, βασιλικὸν φ.Corn.ND9, etc.
3. of a harp, Paus.9.30.2.
4. = Lat. ferculum, as borne in triumphs, Plu.Sull.38, Luc.37.
II. collect. for οἱ φορεῖς, Plb.8.29.7.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 9.30.2
    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 474
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 3.1.25
    • Xenophon, Hiero, 8.10
    • Polybius, Histories, 8.29.7
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 35
    • Plutarch, Demosthenes, 30
    • Plutarch, Lucullus, 37
    • Plutarch, Sulla, 38
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 2.72
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