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κώρυ^κος , ,
A.leathern sack or wallet for provisions, Od.5.267, 9.213, Ar.Lys.1210 (lyr.), Pherecr.78, Antiph.160.3.
2. in the gymnasium, leathern sack hung up for punching, Sor.1.49, Antyll. ap. Orib. 6.33.1, Philostr.Gym.57, Luc.Lex.5; ζυγομαχῶν τῷ κωρύκῳ (with play on Κωρύκῳ) Com.Adesp.207; πρὸς κώρυκον γυμνάζεσθαι, prov.of labour in vain, Diogenian.7.54: metaph., of parasites, “ἑαυτοὺς ἀντὶ κωρύκων λέπειν παρέχοντες ἀθληταῖσινTimocl.29.
3. leathern quiver, Hsch.
II. scrotum, Hippiatr.73.
III. = κόγχη (Maced.), Hegesand.36.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Homer, Odyssey, 5.267
    • Homer, Odyssey, 9.213
    • Aristophanes, Lysistrata, 1210
    • Lucian, Lexiphanes, 5
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Gymnastica, 57
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