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πλαίσι^-ον , τό,
A.= πλινθίον, πλινθεῖον (qq.v.), oblong case or frame used in moulding bricks and in measuring, Ar.Ra.800 (pl.), Pl.Com. 147; χιτωνίσκος ἐμ π. in an oblong box, IG22.1514.13, al., cf. BCH28.165 (Delos); κεκρυφάλους τρεῖς ἐμ π. IG22.1522.18; oblong scaffold or platform, Plu.Alex.67 : pl., of the frames enclosing Solon's ἄξονες, Id.Sol.25; of frames in roof-panelling, IG12.372E2,al., Inscr.Délos 504A13,15 (iii B. C.).
II. hollow rectangle, “ἐν π. τετάχθαιTh.7.78, cf. 6.67, X.An.1.8.9 ; = ἐν ἑτερομήκει σχήματι, Ael.Tact.37.8, Arr. Tact.29.7 ; ἰσόπλευρον π. X.An.3.4.19, Arr.An.4.5.6 ; [Σμύρνα] ἀνέχει ἐν π. Aristid.Or.23(42).20 ; of the shape of the Acropolis of Alexandria, Aphth.Prog.12.
III. εἰς τὰ π. prob. f.l. for εἰς τὰ πλάγια in D.C.40.2.
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    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 800
    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.78
    • Thucydides, Histories, 6.67
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 1.8.9
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 3.4.19
    • Plutarch, Solon, 25
    • Plutarch, Alexander, 67
    • Arrian, Anabasis, 4.5.6
    • Arrian, Tactica, 29.7
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 40.2
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