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hole

Μολὼν λαβέ -> Come and take them
Plutarch, Apophthegmata Laconica 225C12

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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Ar. and P. τρῆμα, τό. Chasm: P. and V. χάσμα, τό; see also cave. Hole in the roof for the smoke to escape: Ar. ὀπή, ἡ. Hole in the ground: P. and V. ὄρυγμα, τό. He tried to make hole in the ship's bottom: P. διέκοπτε τοῦ πλοίου τὸ ἔδαφος (Dem. 883). Pierced with holes: use adj., P. and V. τετμημένος. Pick holes in, v.: Met., P. διασύρειν (acc.).