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ἰξύς , ύος, ,
A.waist, of women, περὶ δὲ ζώνην βάλετ᾽ ἰξυῖ (contr. for ἰξύϊ) Od.5.231, cf. Longus 1.4; of a man, Arat.310; of centaurs, Opp. C.2.6; of a deer, APl.4.96: pl., ἰξύες, οἱ, loins, Hp.Fract.20, cf. Gal. 19.106: sg.,= ὀσφύς, [Id.]14.706. (Perh. akin to ἰσχύς, cf. ἰσχίον. [υ_ in nom. and acc. sg., Choerob. in Theod.1.331; υ^ in trisyll. cases.]
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    • Homer, Odyssey, 5.231
    • Hippocrates, De fracturis, 20
    • Longus, Daphnis & Chloe, 1.4
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