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στέγ-η , Dor.and Aeol. στέγα , ,
A.roof, A.Ag.897, Hdt.6.27, X.Mem.3.8.9, Ev.Marc.2.4, etc.; παρέχειν τινὶ ς. give one shelter, Arist.Fr.631; “στέγῃ δέχεσθαί τιναςOGI665.25 (Egypt, i A.D.).
2. ceiling, Alc.15, Call.Iamb.1.115 (Hermes 69.169).
II. roofed place, chamber, room, Hdt.2.2, 148,175, Eup.347, X.Oec.8.13, etc.; covered vestibule, IG22.1046.13; ἕρκειος ς., of a tent, S.Aj.108; a hare's seat or form, Id.Fr.174; ἐκ κατώρυχος ς., of the grave, Id.Ant.1100, cf. 888.
2. storey of a house, PStrassb.110.6 (iii B.C.), PCair.Zen.766.4 (iii B.C.), etc.; ἀνωτάτη ς. Str.15.3.7; αἱ στέγαι the upper storeys, PPetr.2p.28 (iii B.C.), cf. SIG344.16 (Teos, iv B.C.), IG42(1).102.293 (Epid., iv B.C.), PLond.3.1164f28 (iii A.D.).
3. freq. in pl., house, dwelling, A.Ag.3,518, al.; κατὰ στέγας at home, S.OT637, al.; ἐπελεῦσαι τῷ ἀνδρὶ ἐπὶ στέγαν to the man's house, Leg.Gort.3.46, cf. Schwyzer 177.3 (Crete, v B.C.).
III. deck of a ship, in Lat. stega, Plaut.Bacch.278, Stich.413.
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