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κολοφών , ῶνος, ,
A.summit, top, finishing, κολοφῶνα ἐπιτιθέναι put the finishing touch to . . , Pl.Euthd.301e, Lg.673d; “τὸν κ. προσβιβάζεινId.Tht.153c; “κ. ἐπάγειν τῷ λόγῳAel.NA13.12; “κολοφὼν ἐπὶ τῷ λόγῳ εἰρήσθωPl.Lg.674c; “κ. τοῦ λόγουCom.Adesp.433; later κ. τῆς ἀσεβείας height of impiety, Jul.Gal.333c; of persons, κ. τῆς ἀδικίας the arch-criminal, Lib.Decl.30.12; “τῶν ἀτοπημάτων κ.Zos.4.15. (Expld. by Str.14.1.28 from the belief that the cavalry of Colophon was so excellent that it always decided the contest.)
II. sort of ball for playing with, Plu.2.526e.
III. = κολοιός, Hsch.
2. kind of sea-fish, Id.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Plato, Laws, 673d
    • Plato, Laws, 674c
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 153c
    • Plato, Euthydemus, 301e
    • Strabo, Geography, 14.1.28
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 13.12
    • Julian the Emperor, Contra Galilaeos, 333c
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