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ὑδρόφορ-ος (parox.), ον,
A.carrying water,κόρηPlu. Them.31; “ἀγγεῖονPoll.8.66.
II. Subst. ., and , watercarrier, Hdt.3.14, X.An.4.5.10, PCair.Zen.702.24 (iii B. C.), LXX Jo. 9.33(27), Luc.Vit.Auct.7, etc.; Γ̔δροφόροι, title of Tragedies by Aeschylus and by Sophocles; . Ἀρτέμιδος Πυθίης, title of priestess at Branchidae, OGI226.1 (iii B. C.); so in pl., CIG2885, BMus.Inscr. 922.9; also at Athens, of maidens who served at the Dipolieia, Thphr. ap. Porph.Abst.2.30; cf. “ὑδροφορέω11.
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.14
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 4.5.10
    • Plutarch, Themistocles, 31
    • Lucian, Vitarum auctio, 7
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