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λα^β-ἡ , , (λαβεῖν)
A.handle, haft, “λάβαν τὼ ξίφεοςAlc.33.2, cf. D.27.20, etc.; λαβαὶ ἀμφίστομοι, of a cup, S.OC473, cf.Ar.Pax1258.
II. as a pugilistic term, grip, hold, βελτίων οὐκ ἔστιν ἐν μάχαις λ. πώγωνος Alexander Magnusap.Plu.2.18ob, cf. Plu.Thes.5; “ὥσπερ ἀθλητὴς λ. ζητεῖνId.Fab.5: metaph., “τὰς λ. τοῦ φαρμάκουGal.11.426.
IV. attack of fever, Hp. ap. Gal.19.116.
V. taking, accepting, “ἐν ἀργύρου λαβῇA.Supp.935; catching, of a ball, Gal.Parv.Pil.3.
VI. turn, of a bandage, Id.10.432.
VII. Anat., in pl., insertions, attachments of muscles, Id.18(2).1006.
VIII. eye of a needle, Aen.Tact.18.10.
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