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καρφ-α^λέος , α, ον, (κάρφω)
A.dry, parched, “ὡς ἄνεμος ἠΐων θημῶνα τινάξῃ καρφαλέωνOd.5.369; “δέρμαHp.Aph.5.71, Prog.2, Gal.10.674; ἀστάχυες, ἄρουρα, AP9.384.14, Orph.L.269; “κ. δίψειAP9.272 (Bianor), 7.536 (Alc.); of sound, καρφαλέον δέ οἱ ἀσπὶς . . ἄϋσεν the shield rang dry, i.e. sharply, Il.13.40
II. Act., drying, parching, πῦρ v.l. for καρχ- (q. v.), Nic.Th.691.
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    • Homer, Iliad, 13.40
    • Homer, Odyssey, 5.369
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 5.71
    • Hippocrates, Prognosticon, 2
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