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τηλία , ,
A.board or table with a raised rim or edge, to prevent meal and pastry placed on it from falling off, corn-seller's or baker's board, Pherecr.126, Peithol. ap. Arist.Rh.1411a14, cf. HA578a1 (hence cj. for ἑστίας in Hippiatr.1), BGU1117.11 (i B.C.), Sch.Ar.Pl.1038 (citing Eup.194), AB275: but in Ar. l.c. (1037) apptly. hoop of a corn-sieve, κοσκίνου κύκλος Sch.
2. table or stage whereon game-cocks and quails were set to fight, Aeschin.1.53, Poll.9.108, Alciphr.3.53: generally, gambling-table, ABl.c.
3. chimney board, trap-door, Ar.V.147.--A form σηλία is cited in Sch.Ar. l.c., cf. σήμερον, τήμερον; v. σαλία.
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    • Aeschines, Against Timarchus, 53
    • Aristophanes, Plutus, 1038
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 147
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