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κειμήλι-ον , τό, (κεῖμαι)
A.anything stored up as valuable, treasure, heirloom, “τῆ νῦν, καὶ σοὶ τοῦτο, γέρον, κ. ἔστωIl.23.618, cf. Xenoph.2.9, etc.; “δῶρον . . τοι κ. ἔσταιOd.1.312; “ἐν ἀφνειοῦ πατρὸς κ. κεῖται, χαλκός τε χρυσός τε πολύκμητός τε σίδηροςIl.6.47; opp. live chattels (πρόβασις), Od.2.75 (pl.), S.El.438, E. Heracl.591; of a person, Id.Rh.654; of a fish, “κ. ἈμφιτρίτηςTheoc. 21.55: metaph., κ. ἐσθλά. of γνῶμαι, E.Fr.362.4: rare in Prose, Hdt. 3.41, Luc.Prom.Es4, PGiss.35.2 (iii A.D.): metaph., “φίλος ἀνυπόστατον κ.Secund.Sent.11; in bad sense, “κακὸν κ.Hp.Lex4.
II. relic, “ἅγια κ. τῆς ἐκκλησίαςPGrenf.2.111.1 (v/vi A.D.).
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    • Euripides, Heraclidae, 591
    • Euripides, Rhesus, 654
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.41
    • Homer, Iliad, 23.618
    • Homer, Iliad, 6.47
    • Homer, Odyssey, 1.312
    • Homer, Odyssey, 2.75
    • Sophocles, Electra, 438
    • Hippocrates, Lex, 4
    • Lucian, Prometheus es in verbis, 4
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