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κρηπίς , ῖδος, ,'s high boot (cf. AB273), half-boot, Hegem. Parod.4, X.Eq.12.10, Thphr.Char.2.7 (dub.): distd.from ὑποδήματα, Aristocl.Hist.8; κ. λευκαί, a mark of effeminacy, Timae.82.
b. κρηπῖδες soldiers' boots, i.e. soldiers themselves, Theoc.15.6.
2. shoeshaped cake, Poll.6.77.
II. generally, groundwork, foundation, basement of a building or altar, Hdt.1.93, S.Tr.993(anap.), E.Ion38(pl.), HF985, X.An.3.4.7, IG12.372.67; κ. καὶ στυλοβάτας ib.42(1).102.7 (Epid.); τύμβου 'πὶ κρηπῖδ' E.Hel.547: metaph., “βάλλεσθαι κρηπῖδα σοφῶν ἐπέωνPi.P.4.138; κ. ἀοιδᾶν βαλέσθαι ib.7.3; “ἐβάλοντο φαεννὰν κρηπῖδ᾽ ἐλευθερίαςId.Fr.77; “κ. γένουςE.HF1261; “ ἐγκράτεια ἀρετῆς κ.X.Mem.1.5.4, cf. Onos.4.4: οὐδέπω κακῶν κ. ὕπεστιν we have not yet got to the bottom of misery, A.Pers.815; “κ. θαλάσσηςOpp.H.3.453, 5.48; κ. καὶ ἕδρα νόσου foundation and seat of disease, Max.Tyr.13.7.
2. walled edge of a river or canal, quay, Hdt.1.185,2.170, Plb.5.37.8, PTeb.382.9 (i B. C.); abutment of a bridge, Epigr.Gr.1078.3 (Adana); tiers of seats in a theatre, IG11(2).203 A 95 (Delos, iii B. C.).
III. ox-tongue, Helminthia echioides, Thphr. HP7.8.3, Plin.HN21.99.
IV. a bandage, Sor.Fasc.59.
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