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κίων [ι_], ονος, Hom. (not in Il.), mostly
A.; Od.8.66, 473, 19.38, cf. Eumel.11, Ar.V.105, Hdt.4.184, etc.; Id.1.92, Pi.P.1.19, IG9(2).258.12 (Cierium, ii B.C.), al.:—pillar, freq. in Od. of roof-pillars, 19.38, al., cf. h.Ap.8; “οἱ κ. οἱ ἐν τῷ ΛυκείῳPl.Euthd.303b, cf. SIG969.10 (Piraeus, iv B.C.), al.; used as a flogging-post, S.Aj.108, Aeschin. 1.59: prov., ἔσθι᾽ ἐλθὼν τοὺς Μεγακλέους κίονας eat the pillars of his hall, for, being a spendthrift, he had nothing else left to give, Ar.Nu. 815.
II. columnar gravestone, AP7.163 (Leon.): distd.from στήλη, And.1.38; κ. τετράπλευρος an obelisk, Epigr.Gr.1061 (Constantinople); any column bearing an inscription, ἀγγράψαι ἐγ κίονα λιθίναν IGl.c. (cf. p.xii); ἔσται στήλη ἐπὶ τοῦ κείονος ib.22.1368.29 (ii A.D.).
III. uvula, “κ. ἀνεσπασμένοςHp. Epid.1.26.έ, cf. Arist.HA493a3.
IV. division of the nostrils, cartilage of the nose, Ruf.Onom.37, Poll.2.79, 80.
V. kind of meteor, Placit.3.2.5.
VI. kind of wart, Hp.Nat.Mul.65, Mul.2.212 (where κιών, oxyt.). (Cf. Arm. siun 'pillar'.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (14):
    • Aeschines, Against Timarchus, 59
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 351
    • Andocides, On the Mysteries, 38
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 105
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.92
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.184
    • Homer, Odyssey, 1.53
    • Homer, Odyssey, 8.66
    • Homer, Odyssey, 19.38
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 3 to Apollo, 8
    • Pindar, Pythian, 1
    • Plato, Euthydemus, 303b
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 108
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 815
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