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πάλαισ-μα , ατος, τό,
A.bout or fall in wrestling, “παρὰ ἓν π. ἔδραμε νικᾶνHdt.9.33; “ἓν μὲν τόδ᾽ ἤδη τῶν τριῶν π.A.Eu.589, cf. Pl.Phdr.256b: in pl., feats of wrestling, Pi.O.9.13, P.8.35, cf. CR43.210 (Asia Minor).
3. trick, 'chip' in wrestling, metaph., Ar.Ra.689, cf. 878; π. δικαστηρίου a trick of the courts, Aeschin.3.205; “σόφισμα . . καὶ π. τῶν ἀκουόντωνD.H.Rh.8.12; Θετταλὸν π., addressed to a person, Ath.7.308b.
4. in pl., of works of art, groups of wrestlers, Philostr.Im.2.32.
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