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I.the brow, eyebrow, Lat. supercilium, mostly in pl., the brows, Hom.; ἐπ᾽ ὀφρύσι νεῦσε Κρονίων, i. e. ἐπένευσε ὀφρύσι, nodded assent, Il.; ἀνὰ δ᾽ ὀφρύσι νεῦσεν ἑκάστῳ made a sign not to do, Od.: used in phrases to denote grief, scorn, pride, τὰς ὀφρῦς ἀνασπᾶν Ar.; ὀφρῦς ἐπαίρειν Eur., etc.; τὰς ὀφρῦς συνάγειν to knit the brows, frown, Ar.:—on the other hand, καταβάλλειν, λύειν, μεθιέναι τὰς ὀφρῦς to let down or unknit the brow, Eur.
2.ὀφρύς alone, like Lat. supercilium, scorn, pride, Anth.
II.the brow of a hill, a beetling crag, Il., etc.

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