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χειροτον-ία , ,
A.extension of the hand, LXXIs.58.9.
II. voting by show of hands, Th.3.49; χειροτονίαν μνηστεύειν to court or seek election, Isoc.8.15; χ. τοῦ δήμον election by the people, Din.1.114, S.Pelekides 76 (Thessalonica).
2. generally, election, appointment, Ph.2.93, etc.
3. a vote, in pl., Pl.Lg.659b, Aeschin. 3.3; collectively, votes,οἷς ἂν πλείστη χ. γίγνηταιPl.Lg.755d, cf. 756b.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aeschines, Against Ctesiphon, 3
    • Isocrates, On the Peace, 15
    • Old Testament, Isaiah, 58.9
    • Plato, Laws, 659b
    • Plato, Laws, 755d
    • Plato, Laws, 756b
    • Thucydides, Histories, 3.49
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