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τεκτον-ικός , ή, όν,
A.practised or skilled in building, Pl.Grg.460b: as Subst., a good carpenter or builder, Id.R.443c, etc.; as opp. to a smith (χαλκευτικός), X.Mem.1.1.7: -κή (sc. τέχνη) joiners' work, carpentry, freq. in Pl., Plt.280c, al.; as opp. to smiths' work (χαλκεία, χαλκευτική), Id.Prt.324e, X.Oec. 1.1, cf. D.L.3.100: τὸ -κόν skill in carpentry, Pl.Cra.416d.
2. of or for a joiner or carpenter, “ὄργαναId.Epin.975c; “χρείαThphr. HP5.1.12; “κόλλαGal.12.829, CPHerm.p.77 (iii A.D.); τὰ τ. joinery, PMich.Zen.38.55 (iii B.C.); κεφάλαιον τεκτονικοῦ prob. in IG12.374.140.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Plato, Republic, 443c
    • Plato, Cratylus, 416d
    • Plato, Statesman, 280c
    • Plato, Gorgias, 460b
    • Plato, Protagoras, 324e
    • Plato, Epinomis, 975c
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 1.1.7
    • Xenophon, Economics, 1.1
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