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σινδών , όνος, , A.Fr.153; acc. pl. in Hsch. σινδούς, as εἰκούς from εἰκών),
A.fine cloth, usually linen, Hdt.1.200,2.95, A. l.c., S.Fr.210.67; “βρόχῳ μιτώδει σινδόνοςId.Ant.1222; ς. βυσσίνης τελαμῶνες, used for mummies, Hdt.2.86; of surgeons' bandages, Id.7.181 (but also “ἐξ ἐρίου τὰς ς. ὑφαίνουσινThphr.HP4.7.7, cf. Str.15.1.20).
2. anything made of such cloth, garment of linen (sts. muslin), Michel832.19 (Samos, iv B.C.), PCair.Zen.176.255 (iii B.C.), SIG2754.5 (Pergam.), PTeb.182 (ii B.C.), UPZ84.4 (ii B.C.), Luc.Deor.Conc.10; ἐν εὐτελεῖ ς. Plu.2.340d; napkin, Alciphr.3.66; ship's sail, E.Fr.773.42 (lyr.), Luc.Epigr.39, Alciphr.1.12; flag, standard, Plb.2.66.10; cloth or sheet, “ς. καθαράPLond.1.46.206 (iv A.D.) (so of a winding-sheet, Ev.Matt.27.59, cf. PPar.18bis 10); “ς. κοιτάριαιsheets, Edict.Diocl. 28.16, cf. Th.2.49; ἐντὸς σινδόνος within the veil, esoteric, Iamb.VP 17.72; ἔξω ς. exoteric, ib.18.89.
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.86
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    • New Testament, Matthew, 27.59
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 1222
    • Strabo, Geography, 15.1.20
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