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κράδη [α^], ,
A.quivering spray at the end of a branch, esp. of figtrees, “ἐν κράδῃ ἀκροτάτῃHes.Op.681, cf. Thphr.CP5.1.3, Nic.Th. 853; “τέττιγες . . ἐπὶ τῶν κραδῶν ἄδουσινAr.Av.40: generally, branch, esp. fig-branch, Hp.Superf.33, Thphr.HP2.1.2; “κ. ἐριναῖE.Fr.679; “κ. τῶν συκῶνPSI5.449.6 (pl., iii B. C.); κράδῃσι βάλλεσθαι, of the φαρμακός, Hippon.4, cf. 8; κράδης ὀπός fig-juice, Hp.Ulc.12.
2. figtree, Ar.Pax627, v. Sch.
II. diseased formation of small shoots in trees, Thphr.HP1.8.5.
III. scenic contrivance for exhibiting actors in Comedy hovering in the air, like the μηχανή in tragedy, Poll.4.128.
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