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χάλκ-ωμα , ατος, τό,
A.anything made of bronze or copper, vessel, instrument, Ar.V.1214, Fr.436, Lys.19.27, X.An.4.1.8, Sophr.30, Nicostr.21.4, PCair.Zen.40.1 (iii B. C.), BGU993 iii 12 (ii B. C.), Sor.2.29, etc.; ἀσπίδος τὸ χ. the bronze-work, opp. τὸ ξύλον, Arist.Mete.371a26, cf. Aen. Tact.37.7; cauldron, Plu.Demetr.24.
2. copper plate or tablet, for engraving records on, Plb.3.26.1, 3.33.18, IG9(1).685, al. (Corcyra, ii B. C.), 14.612 (Rhegium, i B. C.), 952.22 (Agrigentum, iii B. C.), 953.24 (Melita, iii B. C.); written χάλχωμα , JHS32.160 (Pisidia).
b. generally, metal plate, Plb.6.23.14.
3. beak of a ship, D.S.20.9, Plu.Ant.67, etc.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 1214
    • Lysias, On the Property of Aristophanes, 27
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 4.1.8
    • Polybius, Histories, 3.26.1
    • Polybius, Histories, 3.33.18
    • Polybius, Histories, 6.23.14
    • Plutarch, Demetrius, 24
    • Plutarch, Antonius, 67
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 20.9
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