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tool

Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ -> The fool laughs even when there's nothing to laugh at
Menander

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P. ἐργαλεῖον, τό, σιδήριον, τό, P. and V. ὄργανον, τό σίδηρος, ὁ (Thuc. 4, 69).

Met., hireling: use adj., Ar. and P. μισθωτός.

slave: P. and V. δοῦλος, ὁ.

It is plain if he be acquitted now that he will be his (Philip's) tool against you: [[δῆλός ἐστιν ἄνπερ ἐκφύγῃ νῦν καθ' ὑμῶν ὑπάρξων ἐκείνῳ (Dem. 377). }}