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ποδ-εών , ῶνος, , (πούς) in pl.,
A.ragged ends in the skins of animals, where the feet and tail have been, ἄκρων δέρμα λέοντος ἀφηυμένον ἐκ ποδεώνων a lion's skin hung round one's neck by the paws, Theoc.22.52.
II. sg., neck or mouth of a wineskin, which was formed by one of these ends, the others being sewn up, Hdt.2.121.δ́; neck of a skin bag, Hp.Aff. 21, prob. in Art.77(pl.); ἀσκοῦ τὸν προὔχοντα ποδάονα (Dor. form), of the membrum virile, Orac. ap. Apollod.3.15.6.
2. neck of the bladder, Poll.2.196, Phot.
3. generally, of any narrow end, π. στεινός a narrow strip of land, Hdt.8.31.
4. lower end or corner of a sail, sheet, which in old times was a strip of hide (cf. “πούς11.2), Chrest.Oxy.1241 v 1 (ii A.D.), Luc.VH2.45.
5. in pl., of a kind of shoe, Lyd.Mag.1.12 (πεδ- codd.); so perh. AP6.95 (Antiphil.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Pseudo-Apollodorus, Library, 3.15.6
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.121
    • Herodotus, Histories, 8.31
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 77
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