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πλώ-ι^μος or πλόϊμος , ον, (πλώω) for sailing:
1. of a ship, seaworthy, Th.1.29,50, 2.13, D.56.23, etc.; also, fit for shipbuilding,τῶν ξύλων τὰ -ώταταPlu.2.676a.
2. of navigation, ἤδη πλωϊμωτέρων ὄντων as navigation advanced, as circumstances became favourable for navigation, Th.1.7, cf. 8; but πλωΐμων γενομένων when the weather was fit for sailing, D.H.1.63; “τὴν θάλατταν ἐκ Διονυσίων π. εἶναιThphr.Char.3.3; “τῆς ὥρας ἐστὶ τὰ π.Hld. 5.21.
3. of a river, navigable,ῥαπτοῖς πλοίοιςStr.7.4.1.
4. of goods, sea-borne, Just.Nov.163.2.—Most codd. of Th. and D. give πλόϊμος (also found in Thphr.l.c.), though in Th. they give πλωΐζω.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Demosthenes, Against Dionysodorus, 23
    • Strabo, Geography, 7.4.1
    • Thucydides, Histories, 8
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.29
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.7
    • Theophrastus, Characters, 3.3
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.13
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 1.63
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