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ῥαβδ-ίον , τό, Dim. of ῥάβδος,
A.little rod or shoot, Thphr.HP3.17.6, Dsc.1.14; the wand of Hermes, Babr.117.9, Arr.Epict.3.20.12; ἀπὸ ῥαβδίου οἰακίζεσθαι, of horses, Str.17.3.7.
b. divining-rod, LXX Ez.21.21 (26)(cod. A).
2. barbel or filament appended to the lips of certain fishes, which are said “ῥαβδεύεσθαι τοῖς ἐν τῷ στόματι, καλοῦσιν οἱ ἁλιεῖς ῥαβδίαArist.HA620b32.
3. iron stile, used in encaustic painting, Plu.2.568a, Ath.15.687b.
4. ῥαβδία ἀκοντίων perh. javelin shafts, BCH35.16 (Delian inventory).
5. teacher's pointer (or = ῥάβδος 1.7), Eudem. ap. Ph.732.32.
II. = ἅλιμον, Ps.-Dsc.1.91.
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    • Old Testament, Ezekiel, 21.21
    • Old Testament, Ezekiel, 26
    • Strabo, Geography, 17.3.7
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