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κῶλον , τό,
A.limb, member of a body, esp. leg, A.Pr.325, S.OC183 (lyr.), Ph.42, etc.; “δρομάδι κ.E.Hel.1301 (lyr.); “κ. ταχύπουνId.Ba.168 (lyr.): mostly in pl., A.Pr.81, S.OC19; “χεῖρες καὶ κῶλαE.Ph.1185: generally, of arms and legs, and of animals, fore and hind legs, “τὰ ἐμπρόσθια κ.Pl.Ti.91e; “τὰ ἔμπροσθεν καὶ τὰ ὄπισθεν κ.Arist.HA498a3, cf. PA690a20, etc.; “δέρμα, τρίχας, ὄνυχάς τε ἐπ᾽ ἄκροις τοῖς κώλοις ἔφυσανPl.Ti.76e.
3. of plants, limb, arm, “σκολιῆς ἄγρια κ. βάτουAP7.315 (Zenod. or Rhian.): in pl., also, internodes of the νάρθηξ, Corn.ND30.
II. generally, member,
1. of a building, side or front, of a square or triangular building, Hdt.2.126, 134, 4.62, 108, Pl.Lg.947e.
b. upright of a ladder, Apollod.Poliorc. 182.5, al.
2. limb or lap of the race-course, “διαύλου θάτερον κ.A. Ag.344.
3. Rhet., member or clause of a περίοδος, Arist.Rh.1409b13, Phld.Rh.1.165 S., D.H.Comp.22, Quint.9.4.22, Demetr.Eloc.1, Hermog.Id.1.3, 2.3; στίξομεν κατὰ κῶλον Castor in Rh.3.721 W.; διελὼν πρὸς κῶλον, of Origen in his Hexapla, Eus.HE6.16.
4. in verse, metrical unit containing fewer than three συζυγίαι without catalexis, Heph.Poëm.1; element of a στροφή, D.H.Comp.19, etc.
5. ῥινοῦ ἐΰστροφα κ., poet. for a sling, AP7.172 (Antip. Sid.).
6. incorrect form for κόλον (q.v.), Isid.Etym.4.7.38, etc.; cf. κωλικός.
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