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σκευόφορ-ος (parox.), ον,
A.carrying σκεύη, ς. κάμηλοι baggage-camels, Hdt.1.80; “ὑποζύγιαX. HG4.1.24; “ὄνοςPoll.1.139; τὰ ς. (sc. κτήνη) pack-animals, Th.2.79, X.Cyr.5.4.45, An.1.3.7, al.: collectively in sg., πᾶν τὸ ς. Plb.3.79.2, cf. 3.51.6, 12.19.5.
II. Subst., of persons, baggage-carrier, porter, Ar.Ra.497, IG42(1).121.79 (Epid., iv B.C.), PAmh.2.62.13 (ii B.C.); οἱ ς. sutlers, camp-followers, esp. the servants of the ὁπλίτης, who carried his baggage and shield, “οἱ ς. τε καὶ τὰ ὑποζύγιαHdt.7.40.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 497
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.40
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.80
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.79
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 1.3.7
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 5.4.45
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 4.1.24
    • Polybius, Histories, 12.19.5
    • Polybius, Histories, 3.51.6
    • Polybius, Histories, 3.79.2
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