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τοῖχος , ,
A.wall of a house or enclosure, abs., Od.2.342, Ar.V.130, etc.; ἅπαντ᾽ ἐρευνῶν τ. dub. in E.Hec.1174; “τ. δώματοςIl.16.212; “μεγάροιο18.374, cf. Od.19.37; τ. καὶ θριγκοί (of the αὐλή) 17.267, cf. Hes.Op.732; “τὸν τῆς αὐλῆς τ.PEnteux.12.3 (iii B. C.); wall of a temple, IG12.372.51, al.; “οἰκίαςPl.R.574d; “ἐν τοῖσι τ. ἔγραφ᾽ "Ἀθηναῖοι καλοί"Ar.Ach.144, cf. Pl.Lg.859a; “εἰς τὸν τ. ἀντεγγραψάτωIG12.94.24; νόμους ἀναγράφειν εἰς τοῖχον Decr. ap. And.1.84; κοινοὶ τ. party-walls, OGI483.101, al. (Pergam., ii A. D.); “τοίχῳ προσιστάμενοι γυμνάζονταιGal.6.144: of the side of a tent or hut, Il.9.219, 24.598, E. Ion1158.
b. metaph., τοῖχε κεκονιαμένε, as a term of abuse, Act.Ap.23.3.
3. of other things, as the human body, εἰς ἀμφοτέρους τοίχους (by metaph. from a ship) E.Tr.118 (anap.), cf. Luc. Asin.9; of a cup, Pherecr.143.2; of a vessel, Arist.Mete.359a3; of a bath (πύελος), Gal.15.709.
4. prov., τοίχους τοὺς δύο ἐπαλείφειν 'to run with the hare and hunt with the hounds', Paus.6.3.15, cf. Suid. s.v. δύο τοίχους; εὖ πράττων τ. 'the snug side of the ship', 'the right side of the hedge', Ar.Ra.537 (lyr.); “ἐς το᾽̀ν εὐτυχῆ τ. χωρεῖνE.Fr.89. (Akin to τεῖχος, but used in a special sense; later = τεῖχος, LXX Is.25.12, prob. so in JHS24.39 (Cyzicus).)
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