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κρόκη , , heterocl. acc.
A.κρόκαHes.Op.538, nom. pl. “κρόκεςAP6.335 (Antip.): nom. κρόξ only in Hsch.: (κρέκω):—thread which is passed between the threads of the warp, woof, Hes. l.c., Hdt.2.35, Pl. Plt.282d, 282e, Cra.388b; “κ. καὶ στήμωνPLille6.12 (iii B. C.); “νῶσαι μαλθακωτάτην κ.Eup.319, cf. Men.892; “κρόκας ἐμβάλλεινArist.HA 623a11.
2. generally, thread, Hp.Morb.2.18, Luc.Nav.26, etc.
3. = κροκύς, flock or nap of woollen cloth, ἐν Ἐκβατάνοισι γίγνεται κρόκης χόλιξ; Ar.V.1144: pl., μαλακαῖσι κρόκαις with cloths of soft wool, Pi.N. 10.44; κρόκαισι with flocks of wool, S.OC474; τρίβωνες ἐκβαλόντες . . κρόκας having lost the nap, worn out, E.Fr.282.12; τῆς κ. φορουμένης the wool being torn to pieces, Ar.Lys.896, cf. Th.738; κρόκη θαψίνη yellow wool, IG12.330.17.
II. = κροκάλη, pebble on the sea-shore, Arist.Mech.852b29; ἐν κρόκῃσι on the pebbles of the shore, Lyc.107, 193, etc.
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