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πῆγμα , ατος, τό, (πήγνυμι)
A.anything fastened or joined together, framework, of a ship, κέλητος π. AP5.203 (Mel.); “τὸ π. τῆς σχεδίαςPh.Byz.Mir.4.5; of a roof, Annuario 6/7.450 ; θύρα κέλλας, στοὰ σὺν πήγμασι, POxy.2146.9,12 (iii A. D.); τὸ τῶν ὀστέων π. LXX 4 Ma.9.21 ; τὸ πιοειδὲς π. Heliod. ap. Orib.49.33.5.
2. stage or scaffold used in theatres, Str.6.2.6, J.AJ14.15.5, BJ7.5.5, Juv.4.122, Suet.Claud.34, etc.
3. bookcase, Cic.Att.4.8.2.
4. metaph., π. γενναίως παγέν (Aurat. for πῆμα) bond in honour bound, A.Ag.1198 ; but also τὸ τῆς ὅλης π. σοφίας fabric, Ph.1.536.
II. anything congealed, τὸ π. τῆς χιόνος frozen snow, Plb.3.55.5 ; τὸ π. τῆς τροφῆς, i. e. fat, Ruf.Onom. 215 ; solid mass, ἔστη π., of the waters of Jordan, LXX Jo.3.16.
III. that which makes to curdle, as rennet does milk, Arist.HA516a4.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 4.8.2
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 14.15.5
    • Flavius Josephus, The Jewish War, 7.5.5
    • Old Testament, Joshua, 3.16
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 1198
    • Polybius, Histories, 3.55.5
    • Strabo, Geography, 6.2.6
    • Suetonius, Divus Claudius, 34
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