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ὠσχο-φόρια , τά, one day of the Athen. festival Σκίρα, on which two chosen young men, sons of citizens, in women's dress,
A.carrying vine-shoots loaded with grapes (v. ὠσχός), went in procession from the temple of Dionysus to that of Ἀθηνᾶ Σκιράς, Philoch.44, Plu.Thes.22, Alciphr.1.4, 3.1.
II. sg. ὠσχο-φόριον , τό, the sanctuary of Athena Σκιράς in Phalerum, Hsch., AB318, etc.
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