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mortar

τύμβος, ὦ νυμφεῖον, ὦ κατασκαφής οἴκησις αἰείφρουρος, οἷ πορεύομαι πρὸς τοὺς ἐμαυτῆς -> Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own.
Sophocles, Antigone, 883

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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substantive

lime: P. and V. πηλός, ὁ.

carry mortar, v.: Ar. πηλοφορεῖν (absol.).

jar for pounding in: Ar. θυεία, ἡ.

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