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μισθόφορ-ος , ον,
A.serving for hire or pay, “μ. ἄνθρωποιD.23.123; “δικαστήριαArist.Pol. 1274a9, Ath.27.3; ἀνὴρ μ. ἐν λόγοις a mercenary in argument, Pl.Tht. 165d; “μ. στρατιῶταιArchestr.Fr.61; “μ. κληροῦχοςPPetr.3p.286 (iii B.C.); “μ. ἱππεῖςPGrenf.2.31.5 (ii B.C.); “θανάτου μ.Antiph.266.
2. μ. τριήρεις galleys manned with mercenaries, Ar.Eq.555.
II. Subst. μισθοφόροι, οἱ, mercenaries, Th.1.35, al., X.HG5.4.45, etc.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Aristophanes, Knights, 555
    • Aristotle, Constitution of the Athenians, 27.3
    • Demosthenes, Against Aristocrates, 123
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 165d
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.35
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 5.4.45
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