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σκα^φ-ίς (A), ίδος, , Dim. of σκάφη; esp.
I. bowl, ἄγγεα πάντα, γαυλοί τε σκαφίδες τε small milk-pails, Od.9.223; mentioned among bakers' vessels in Ar.Fr.417; later, drinking vessel or measure, Hp.Mul.1.86, cf. Morb.2.64; pot for honey, Theoc.5.59.
II. spade, shovel, “ς. εἰς παλαίστρανInscr.Délos 290.76 (iii B.C.); used in dredging, Ph.Bel.98.27: ῥαπτὰς γειοφόρους σκαφίδας perh. baskets for carrying earth, AP6.297 (Phan.).
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