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κύβος [υ^, v. sub fin.], ,
2. of the single pips on the dice, βέβληκ᾽ Ἀχιλλεὺς δύο κύβω καὶ τέσσαρα he has thrown two aces and a four, E.Fr.888: prov., τρὶς ἓξ . . τρεῖς κύβους βάλλειν 'all or nothing', Pl.Lg.968e, cf. Pherecr. 124.
3. in pl., gaming-table, Hermipp.27.
II. cubic number, Pl. R.528b, Arist.APo.76b8.
III. anything of cubic shape: vertebra, Rhian.57.
2. block of stone, PCair.Zen.276 (iii B.C.); of wood, IG22.463.57, 7.3073.187 (Lebad., ii B.C.).
3. piece of salt fish, Alex.187.4.
4. kind of cubic cake, Eup.424, Heraclid. ap. Ath.3.114a.
5. hollow above the hips of cattle, Simaristus ib.9.399b.
6. part of an irrigation-machine, BGU1546 (iii B.C.), PLond.3.1177.216 (ii A.D.). [κῦβος only in late Poets, AP14.8; coebus Aus.Idyll.11.3.]
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