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προσκεφάλαιον, ποτίκρανον). A pillow

Bed with Cervical. (Pompeii.)

or cushion, to support the head or shoulder, on a bed or dining-couch (Mart.xiv. 146; Suet. Ner. 6). The word is also used, like its Greek equivalents, in a less special sense to denote any cushion ( 353; Petron. 32, 1). See Pulvinus.

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    • Suetonius, Nero, 6
    • Petronius, Satyricon, 32
    • Martial, Epigrammata, 14.146
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