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στλεγγ-ίς , ίδος, , older word for ξύστρα (Erot.),
A.scraper, to remove the oil and dirt from the skin in the bath or after the exercises of the Palaestra, Hp.Acut.65 (v. sub fin.), Epid.4.32, Ar. Fr.139, Pl.Hp.Mi.368c, Gal.6.406, al.; ς. and λήκυθος are freq. coupled as typical articles of everyday use, “οὐδ᾽ ἐστὶν αὕτη στλεγγὶς οὐδὲ λήκυθοςAr.Fr.207, cf. Cic.Fin.4.12.30, Plu.2.59f, 461e:—at Sparta reeds were used, but generally the ς. was of metal, ib.239b, cf. D.S. 13.82.
II. a sort of tiara overlaid with metal (ἐπίτηκτος), IG22.1638.45, 1640.6,7, 5(1).1390.14 (Andania, i B.C.), cf. Poll.7.179; of gold, IG11(2).161 B 34, al. (Delos, iii B.C.), Plb.25.4.10 (where στελγ-), Hippoloch. ap. Ath.4.128e; offered as a prize, X. An.1.2.10; worn by the θεωροί sent to an oracle or at a solemn festival, Heraclid. Tar. ap. Erot., Sosib.4:—in Ar.Th.556, the women are said to draw wine with their στλεγγίδες; so “τῇ ς. κἂν ἀρύσαιτό τιςArist. Top.145a23.—Many forms occur, στελγίς Plb. l.c., Hsch., Suid., EM725.47, v.l. in Gal.6.250; also dat. sg. στέλγει,= ξύστρα (i.e. -), Hsch.; στελγγίς (sic) IG22.1541.15; στεγγίς Hp.Acut. l.c. (cod. A, λ add. A2 post τ), Erot. l.c. (in lemmate); στελεγγίς v.l. in Gal.15.713; στλέγγος , , Sch.D.T.p.195 H.; στεργίς Artem. 1.64 codd.; στρεγγίς Heraclid. l.c.; Dim. στλεγγίον , Sch.D.T. p.195 H.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae, 556
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 13.82
    • Plato, Lesser Hippias, 368c
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 1.2.10
    • Polybius, Histories, 25.4.10
    • Hippocrates, De diaeta in morbis acutis, 2
    • Cicero, de Finibus Bonorum et Malorum, 4.12
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