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ῥῆγος , εος, τό,
A.rug, blanket, in Hom. mostly in pl. (sg. in Il.9.661, Od.13.73, 118); . καλά, πορφύρεα, Il.24.644, Od.4.297; “σιγαλόεντα6.38, 11.189, etc.: used as covering of a bed, Il.9.661, 24.644, Od.3.349, etc.; or of a seat, 10.352; prob. a garment, 6.38: since, in 13.73,118, Hom. distinguishes ῥῆγος and λίνον, it is prob. that the ῥῆγος was of wool. (from ῥῆξαι, = βάψαι, acc. to Eust.782.20, but elsewhere this verb is written ῥέξαι, v. ῥέζω (B).)
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