A.leathern strap or thong, Il.10.262, etc.; “ἱμάντα βοός” 3.375; “βοέους ἱμάντας” 22.397: mostly in pl., in various senses:
c. straps on which the body of the chariot was hung, Il.5.727.
d. lash of a whip, formed by several thongs, 23.363.
e. boxing-glove, consisting of several straps put round the hand, ib.684, Pi.N.6.35, Pl.Prt.342c; “ἱ. πυκτικοί” Eup.22 D.
b. chin-strap of the helmet, 3.371.
e. rail-rope, Aristag.5.
f. well-rope, Poll.10.31, Moer.
g. dog-leash, X.Cyn.7.6: prov., ἦσθ᾽ ἱμὰς κύνειος you were tough as a dog-leash, Ar.V.231; also “σὺν τῷ κυνὶ καὶ τὸν ἱμάντα” Phot.
h. whip, scourge, “ἔξω τις δότω ἱμάντα” Antiph.74.8, cf. Men.Sam.106; “ἡ διὰ τῶν ἱ. αἰκεία” POxy.1186.2 (iv A.D.), cf. Act.Ap.22.25; “ἱμάντες παιδαγωγῶν” Lib.Ep.911.2.
i. cord, Gal.10.1001, cf. 1.616.
II. diseased condition of the uvula, Id.17(1).379.