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for the head: P. and V. κυνῆ, ἡ, Ar. and P. πιλίδιον, τό.
lid: Ar. ἐπίθημα, τό.
cap of darkness: P. ἡ Ἄϊδος κυνῆ (Plato from Homer).
surpass: P. and V. ὑπερβάλλειν.
put finishing touch to: see finishing.