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κάλυμμα [α^], ατος, τό, (κα^λύπτω)
2. fishing-net shaped like a sack, Opp.H.3.82; βουλευτοῖσιν ἐν καλύμμασιν, of the garment thrown by Clytaemnestra over her husband, A.Ch. 494.
3. skull (as the brain's covering), Nic.Th.906.
4. grave, AP7.227 (Diotim.).
5. in animals, the covering of the gills of fishes, Arist.HA505a2; operculum of testaceans, ib.547b5; eyelid, Poll.2.66.
6. covering of honeycomb, Arist.HA624b31.
7. shell of fruit, Nic.Al.269.
8. shutter, D.S.20.91.
9. sheathing-planks for a roof, IG22.1668.57; but, slabs for closing coffers, ib.4.1484.57 (Epid., iv B.C.), 11(2).144A42 (Delos, iv B.C.).
10. perh. paving-slab, Milet.7.60.53.
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