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φράγ-μα , ατος, τό, (φράσσω)
A.fence, breast-work, screen, Hdt.8.52, Pl.Plt.279d (pl.); protection,τοῖς ἕλκεσιGal.15.343; boom placed in a harbour, Aen.Tact.37.8.
b. contrivance for catching fish, Str. 17.2.5.
2. generally, defence, means of defence, μετώπων φράγματα, of a stag's horns, AP6.110 (Leon. or Mnasalc.); of the ink of the sepia, Arist.PA679a6; of the eyelids, An.421b29.
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 8.52
    • Plato, Statesman, 279d
    • Strabo, Geography, 17.2.5
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