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πέδη , , (πέζα)
A.fetter : in pl., shackles, ἀμφὶ δὲ ποσσὶ πέδας ἔβαλε χρυσείας, of horses, Il. 13.36 ; of men, “τοῖς ἀδίκοις ἀμφιτίθησι πέδαςSol.4.34, cf. Thgn.539, A.Pr.6, Men.Her.3, Herod.3.95 ; πεδέων ζεῦγος pair of fetters, Hdt.7.35 ; ἐν πέδαις (v.l. ἐς πέδας δῆσαί τινα put one in fetters, Id.5.77 ; αἱ πέδαι, ἐν τῇσι ἐδεδέατο ibid. ; ἐν πέδαις δῆσαι, φυλάττειν, etc., Pl.Lg.882b, Plu.2.181b, etc. : metaph., πέδαις ἀχαλκεύτοισι, of the robe in which Agamemnon was entangled, A.Ch.493 ; πέδας χειροῖν καὶ ποδοῖν ib.982 : in sg., of the poisoned robe of Nessus, S.Tr.1057 ; π. Ἑλληνικαί, of the fortresses of Chalcis, Corinth, and Demetrias, Plb.18.11.5, etc.
2. anklet, bangle, Ar.Fr.320.11, Philem.81, Luc.Lex.9.
3. of fishing-nets, E.Fr.670.5.
II. mode of breaking in a horse by riding him in a figure-of-eight course (cf. ἱπποπέδη), X.Eq.3.5, 7.13 ; π. ἑτερομήκης, κυκλοτερής, ib.14.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (12):
    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 493
    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 982
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 6
    • Herodotus, Histories, 5.77
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.35
    • Homer, Iliad, 13.36
    • Plato, Laws, 882b
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 3.5
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 7.13
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 1057
    • Polybius, Histories, 18.11.5
    • Lucian, Lexiphanes, 9
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