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μάχι^μ-ος [α^], η, ον, also ος, ον Hdt.7.185: (μάχη):— for battle, warlike, ἐπειδὴ μ. εἶ since you're a fighting man, Ar.Av.1368; “αἱ μάχιμοι μυριάδεςHdt. l. c.; τὸ μ. the effective force, Th.6.23, X.Cyr.5.4.46; “τὸ τῆς πόλεως μ.Pl.Lg.830c (but ἀνέωνται ἐς τὸ μ. = ἐς πόλεμον Hdt.2.165); “μ. γένηPl.Mx.240a; “τὸ μ. γένοςId.Ti.24a, cf. Arist.Pol. 1268a36; τὸ μ. (sc. ἔθνος) Pl.Criti.110c; esp. in Egypt, οἱ μ. τῶν Αἰγυπτίων the warrior caste, Hdt.2.141, cf. 164; so later, of native troops, freq. in Pap., PTeb.61a).109 (ii B. C.), etc.: Comp. -ώτερος Plb.2.22.6: Sup. -ώτατος Hdt.3.102, Ar.Ach.153, Th.1.110; “τὰ μ. τῶν ἔργωνPhilostr.Her.2.19. Adv. -μως Arr.Epict.2.9.5.
2. = sq., Gloss.
II. disputable, S.E.M.8.45.
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    • Aristophanes, Birds, 1368
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.141
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.165
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.102
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.185
    • Plato, Laws, 830c
    • Plato, Critias, 110c
    • Plato, Menexenus, 240a
    • Plato, Timaeus, 24a
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.110
    • Thucydides, Histories, 6.23
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 5.4.46
    • Polybius, Histories, 2.22.6
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 153
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