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κρυπ-τός , ή, όν,
A.hidden, secret, “κληῗδι κρυπτῇIl.14.168, cf. Ar.Th.422; “ἐπεποίητό οἱ κ. διῶρυξHdt.3.146; κ. τάφρος a trench covered and concealed by planks and earth, Id.4.201: freq. in Trag., “κ. λόγοςA.Ch.773; “ἔπηS.Ph.1112 (lyr.); κρυπτᾷ ἐν ἥβᾳ, of young Orestes who was concealed in Phocis, Id.El.159 (lyr.); “κ. πένθοςE. Hipp.139 (lyr.), etc.; “κρυπτῇ ψήφῳArist.Rh.Al.1424b1; τῆς πολιτείας τὸ κ. the secret character of the [Spartan] institutions, Th.5.68; κρυπτή (sc. ἀρχή) secret service, used by the Athenians in the subjectstates, AB273; also, = κρυπτεία1, Heraclid.Pol.10; of persons, in disguise, Ar.Th.600, E.El.525: Medic., deep-seated, “καρκίνοςHp.Aph. 6.38, Mul.2.133, Gal.5.116; “κ. πάθοςBGU316.28 (iv A.D.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (12):
    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 773
    • Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae, 422
    • Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae, 600
    • Euripides, Electra, 525
    • Euripides, Hippolytus, 139
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.146
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.201
    • Homer, Iliad, 14.168
    • Sophocles, Electra, 159
    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 1112
    • Thucydides, Histories, 5.68
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 6.38
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