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κλι^σία , Ion. -ιη, , ῾κλίνω) for lying down or reclining: hence,
I. hut, shed, booth, 1. for use in peace, cot, cabin, once in Il., 18.589, cf. Od.14.194, al.
2. for use in war, hut, κ. εὔπηκτος, εὔτυκτος, Il.9.663, 10.566; “κ. ὑψηλή24.448: freq. in pl., camp, 1.487, al.; “πῦρ ἐν κλισίῃσι βαλόντεςOd.8.501:—not common after Hom. (σκηνή being used), B.12.135, etc.: used by Trag. in lyr. and anap., A.Fr.131, S.Aj.190, 1407, E.IA189: later with various meanings, Βάκχου κλισίαι, of wine-shops, IG14.889 (Sinuessa); εὐσεβέων κλισίη, of the grave, Epigr.Gr.237.4 (Smyrna, ii/i B.C.), cf. IG12(5).1104 (Syros, ii A.D.); chapel, “ κ. ἱεράBCH51.220 (Thasos), cf. Arch.Pap.1.219, IG42(1).123.131 (Epid.); cf. κλεισία.
II. anything for lying or sitting upon, couch or easy chair, Od.4.123; “κ. δινωτὴν ἐλέφαντι καὶ ἀργύρῳ19.55; “ἐπ᾽ ἀλλοτρίαν κ. ἐρχόμενοςIG22.1368.74.
2. couch for reclining on at table, Pi.P.4.133 (pl.); “ ξυνὴν εἶχον ἐγὼ κ.Call.Aet.1.1.8; place on such couch, “κ. ἄτιμοςPlu.Ant.59, 2.148f; “κ. ἄδοξοςHegesand.18.
3. nuptial bed, E.Alc.994, IT857.
III. company of people sitting at meals, Ev.Luc.9.14; banquet, “εὐωχίαι τε καὶ κ.Onos.35.5; room for company, Luc.Am.12.
IV. way of lying, decubitus, Hp.Epid.7.25; “τὸ σχῆμα τῆς κ.Plu.Sert.26.
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    • Euripides, Alcestis, 994
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    • Homer, Odyssey, 14.194
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    • Homer, Odyssey, 8.501
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 1407
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 190
    • Plutarch, Sertorius, 26
    • Plutarch, Antonius, 59
    • Onasander, Strategicus, 35.5
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