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Hĕcŭba , ae, and Hĕcŭbē , ēs, f., = Ἑκάβη,
I.the daughter of Dymas, wife of Priam; after the destruction of Troy the slave of Penelope, changed through rage into a dog, Verg. A. 2, 501; 515; Ov. M. 13, 423; 549 sq.; 577; Cic. Tusc. 3, 26, 63; id. Fat. 15, 34.—Transf., an ugly old woman (opp. to Andromache), Mart. 3, 76, 4.
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