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noose

Μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν -> Oh! my soul do not aspire to eternal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible
Pindar, Pythian, 3.61f.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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substantive

P. and V. βρόχος, ὁ (Dem. 744). V. αἰώρα, ἡ, ἀρτάνη, ἡ; see also rope.

Met., noose for hanging: Ar. and V. ἀγχόνη, ἡ (rare P.).

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