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σκύλαξ [υ^], α^κος, , and (as always in Hom. and Hes.) ,
A.young dog, puppy, Od.9.289, 12.86, Hes.Th.834; “κύων ἀμαλῇσι περὶ σκυλάκεσσι βεβῶσαOd.20.14; in full, “ς. κυνόςHdt.3.32: generally, dog, masc. in Pl.R.375a, 537a; fem. in Sophr. in Stud.Ital.10.123, E.Ba. 338, Pl.Prm.128c, X.Cyn.7.6; ᾄδου τρίκρανος ς., of Cerberus, S.Tr. 1098.
2. of other young animals, whelp, cub, “ὀρεσκόων σκυλάκων πελαγίων τεE.Hipp.1276 (lyr.); “ἄρκτουLuc.DMar.1.5; “γαλέηςNic. Th.689; of a dolphin, Arion 1.8: metaph., of grammarians, Ζηνοδότου σκύλακες whelps of his litter, AP11.321 (Phil.).
II. chain, Pl.Com.23; collar for the neck, Plb.20.10.8.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (14):
    • Euripides, Bacchae, 338
    • Euripides, Hippolytus, 1276
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.32
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 834
    • Homer, Odyssey, 12.86
    • Homer, Odyssey, 9.289
    • Plato, Republic, 537a
    • Plato, Republic, 375a
    • Plato, Parmenides, 128c
    • Xenophon, On Hunting, 7.6
    • Homer, Odyssey, 20.14
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 1098
    • Polybius, Histories, 20.10.8
    • Lucian, Dialogi Marini, 1.5
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