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θοίν-η , Dor. θοίνα (later θοῖνα LXX Wi.12.6, perh. to be read in Epich.148.1), ,
A.meal, feast, Hes.Sc.114, Hdt.1.119, 9.82, A.Fr.350.7, etc.: in pl., Id.Pr.530 (lyr.), B.Fr.18; “τὰς θ. κὰτ τὰν ὥραν ἀπάγεσθαιMichel995D50; “θοίνῃς δὲ καὶ εἰλαπίνῃσιThgn. 239; ἐκ θοίνας after dinner, Epich.148.2; “εἰς θ. καλεῖν τιναE.Ion 1140; “ἐπὶ θοίνην ἰέναιPl.Phdr.247a; παρακαλεῖν ἐπὶ τὴν θ. Arist.Fr. 549; σκευαζομένης θ. Pl.Tht.178d, cf. Arist.Pol.1282a22; “τραπέζας ἱερὰς πρεπούσης θ. γεμίζωνOGI383.146 (Commagene, i B.C.); ἐν θ. λέγειν τινά to count as a guest, and generally to take into account, Pl.Lg.649a: metaph., Id.Sph.251b, Phdr.236e, X.Cyr.4.2.39.
II. food, “πτανοῖςE.Ion 504, cf. Tim.Pers.150; “θ. παντοδαπήParth.12.2.
2. feeding upon, c. gen., “τῶν σαρκῶνPorph.Abst.2.47. (Cf. θῶσθαι.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (13):
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 530
    • Euripides, Ion, 1140
    • Euripides, Ion, 504
    • Herodotus, Histories, 9.82
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.119
    • Hesiod, Shield of Heracles, 114
    • Plato, Laws, 649a
    • Plato, Sophist, 251b
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 178d
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 247a
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 236e
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 4.2.39
    • Parthenius, Narrationes Amatoriae, 12.2
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