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κυ?́αθ-ος , ,
A.ladle, for drawing wine out of the κρατήρ, Anacr.63.5, Pl.Com.176, Archipp. 21, X.Cyr.1.3.9, PEleph.5.3 (iii B.C.), etc.; cold metal ladles were applied to bruises, Arist.Pr.890b7; κύαθον αἰτήσεις τάχα you'll need a ladle shortly (from being so soundly beaten), Ar.Lys.444; ὑπωπιασμέναι . . καὶ κυάθους προσκείμεναι with ladles applied, Id.Pax 542, cf. E.Fr.374, Apolloph.3.
II. Attic measure holding two κόγχαι or four μύστρα, about 1/12 of a pint, Gal.19.753, cf. 10.516.
III. κύαθοι κλειδῶν ἀνεστηκότες filled-out hollows round the collar-bones, Philostr.Gym.48.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Aristophanes, Peace, 542
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 1.3.9
    • Aristophanes, Lysistrata, 444
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Gymnastica, 48
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