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σκυ?τ-ι^νος , η, ον,
A.leathern, made of leather, “μάστιξAnacr.21.10; ἀναξυρίδες, ἐσθής, σκευή, Hdt.1.71, 4.189, 7.71; “πλοῖαId.1.194; “ἁμαξίδεςAr.Nu.880; “χύτραCrates Com.29; “ὑποκεφάλαιονHp.Art.30; “κράνηX.An.5.4.13; σκύτινον καθειμένον a leathern phallus, Ar.Nu.538 (v.l. -ίον); so “σκυτίνη ἐπικουρίαId.Lys. 110; a phrase which is used by Strattis (Fr.54) to denote the feebleness of Sannyrio; prob. both writers meant to pun upon the proverb συκίνη ἐπικουρία, v. σύκινος.
2. metaph., of skin and bone, gannt, “ς. δαιμόνιαAP11.361 (Autom.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.71
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.194
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.189
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.71
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 5.4.13
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 538
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 880
    • Aristophanes, Lysistrata, 110
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 30
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