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σύστρεμμα , ατος, τό,
A.anything twisted up together: hence,
1. globe, ball, “ἐξ ἐρίουSor.2.87; ἐρίου ibid., Orib.Syn.9.55.1; “ἐκ σχοινίουHsch. s.v. σπεῖον; συστρέμματα round drops of water, Arist.Mu. 394a32.
2. body of men, crowd, concourse, Plb.1.45.10, 35.4.14; band, company, Id.4.58.4, LXX 2 Ki.4.2, al.; esp. corps of 1024 lightarmed (= 2 ξεναγίαι), Ascl.Tact.6.3, Ael.Tact.16.3, Arr.Tact.14.5; of ἔφηβοι, IG22.2047 (συνστ-), al.: whence συστρεμμα^τάρχης , ου, , title of 4 ἔκτακτοι attached to an ἐπίταγμα τῶν ψιλῶν (cf. ἐπιξεναγός), Ascl.Tact.6.3, Arr.Tact.14.6, Ael.Tact.16.4, IG22.3749; and συστρα^τηγ-αρχέω , IG22.2127 (συνστ-), 2197, al.
3. tumour, Hp.Prorrh. 2.41, Epid.2.3.12, Gal.UP8.8, etc.
b. concretion in the motions, Hp.Epid.4.52, Antyll. ap. Orib.8.6.21, Gal.16.762.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Old Testament, 2 Samuel, 2
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.45.10
    • Polybius, Histories, 35.4.14
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.58.4
    • Old Testament, 2 Samuel, 4.2
    • Arrian, Tactica, 14.5
    • Arrian, Tactica, 14.6
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