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αἰχμα?́λ-ωτος , ον,
A.taken by the spear, captive, prisoner, Pi.Fr.223, Hdt.6.79, 134; freq. of women, A.Ag.1440, S.Tr.417:— αἰχμάλωτοι prisoners of war, And.4.22, Th.3.70; αἰ. λαμβάνειν, ἄγειν take prisoner, X.Cyr.3.1.37, 4.4.1; αἰ. γίγνεσθαι to be taken, ib.3.1.7; of things, “αἰ. χρήματαA.Eu.400, cf. Ag.334, D.19.139; “νῆεςX.HG 2.3.8, IG2.789; τὰ αἰ. booty, X.HG4.1.26, An.4.1.13; αἰχμάλωτον, τό, = ἀνδράποδον, D.S.13.57.
II. = αἰχμαλωτικός, δουλοσύνη αἰ. such as awaits a captive, Hdt.9.76; “εὐνάA.Th.364 (lyr.); “τύχηD.S.27.6, Lib.Or.59.157.
III. αἰχμάλωτος, , name of plasters, Aët. 15.20.
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