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γόμφος , ,
A.bolt, for ship-building, Od.5.248; for other uses, Hes. Op.431, A.Th.542; dowel, SIG246ii40 (Delph., iv B. C.); “γόμφοις καὶ περόνῃσιν ἀρηρότεParm.1.20; “γόμφῳ κόλλῃ ἁφῇArist.Ph.227a17, cf. Metaph.1052a24: generally, bond, fastening, as of the cross-ribs of Egyptian canoes, Hdt.2.96; of the ankle-joint, Arist.PA654b21; of the in visible bonds uniting the partieles of the body, Pl.Ti.43a: metaph., γ. κατάστοργοι, of love, Emp.87; τῶνδ᾽ ἐφήλωται . . γόμφος διαμπάξ these things are determined, A.Supp.945:—acc. to EM238.4, γ. were prop. of wood; but cf. “γ. χαλκοίIG9 (1).691 (Corc.), “γ. σιδηροῖPlb.13.7.9.
2. instrument for cautery, Hippiatr.97.
3. = γόμφιος, Hsch.
II. sea-fish, = γομφάριον, Gloss. (Cf.Skt. jámbhas 'tooth', Lith. ža[mtilde]bas 'edge of a beam', etc.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 542
    • Aeschylus, Suppliant Maidens, 945
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.96
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 431
    • Plato, Timaeus, 43a
    • Homer, Odyssey, 5.248
    • Polybius, Histories, 13.7.9
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