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παιδίσκ-η , , Dim. of παῖς ),
A.young girl, maiden, X.An.4.3.11, Anaxil.22.26, Men.102, etc.; π. νέα, of a wife, Plu.Cic.41.
II. young female slave, bondmaid, Lys.1.12, 13.67, PCair.Zen.142 (iii B. C.), Ep.Gal.4.22: generally, maidservant, Ev. Marc.14.66; “τοὺς παῖδας καὶ τὰς π.Ev.Luc.12.45.
2. prostitute, Hdt.1.93, Is.6.19, Plu.Per.24, Cat. Ma.24, etc.; “αἱ δημόσιαι π.Ath.10.437e.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.93
    • Isaeus, Philoctemon, 19
    • Lysias, Against Agoratus, 67
    • Lysias, On the Murder of Eratosthenes, 12
    • New Testament, Luke, 12.45
    • New Testament, Galatians, 4.22
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 4.3.11
    • Plutarch, Pericles, 24
    • Plutarch, Cicero, 41
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