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σφα^γ-εύς , έως, ,
A.slayer, butcher, E.Rh..254 (lyr.), IT623, HF451, etc.; at a sacrifice, SIG1025.44 (Cos, iv/iii B.C.); murderer, cut-throat. Decr. ap. And.1.78, D.13.32; σφαγεὺς ἕστηκε, of the sword on which Ajax is about to throw himself, S.Aj.815; sacrificial knife, spit, E.Andr.1134.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Andocides, On the Mysteries, 78
    • Demosthenes, On Organization, 32
    • Euripides, Andromache, 1134
    • Euripides, Heracles, 451
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Taurus, 623
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 815
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