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ἕδρα ἕδος

I.a sitting-place:
1.a seat, chair, stool, bench, Hom.: a seat of honour, Il., Xen.
2.a seat, of the gods, a sanctuary, temple, Pind., Trag.
3.the seat or place of anything, Hdt.; ἐξ ἕδρας out of its right place, Eur.:— a foundation, base, Plut.
4. ἕδρα τοῦ ἵππου the back of the horse, on which the rider sits, Xen.
5.ἕδραι are the quarters of the sky in which omens appear, Aesch., Eur.
II.a sitting, Aesch., Soph.: of a position, γονυπετεῖς ἕδραι kneeling, Eur.
2.a sitting still, inactivity, delay, Hdt., Thuc.; οὐχ ἕδρας ἀκμή 'tis not the season for sitting still, Soph.
3.the sitting of a council, id=Soph.
III.the seat, breech, fundament, Hdt.

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