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κῆλον , τό,
A.shaft of an arrow, arrow, only pl., κῆλα θεοῖο the shafts of Apollo, as the cause of sudden death, Il.1.53, 383; πιφαυσκόμενος τὰ κῆλα, of Zeus during a snowstorm, 12.280; στεροπὴν καὶ αἰθαλόεντακεραυνόν, κῆλα ΔιόςHes.Th.708: metaph., [“φόρμιγγος] κῆλα καὶ δαιμόνων θέλγει φρέναςPi.P.1.12; “φρικώδεα κῆλα πίφαυσκονOrph. A.10:—also κήλεα νηῶν, = κᾶλα, ships' timbers, Hes.Fr.206 (s.v.l.).
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