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Headword: Storthunx
Adler number: sigma,1144
Translated headword: point, spike, tyne
Vetting Status: high
The tip of the spear; or the iron [part] of the projectile.
Greek Original:
Storthunx: to akron tou doratos: ê to tou belous sidêrion.
The (poetic) headword, which has the same glossing in other lexica, usually means the tips of things such as animal horns or tusks. This military sense equates it with sigma 160.
Keywords: definition; military affairs; poetry; science and technology; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 4 October 2004@10:14:49.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 10 January 2005@21:11:29.
David Whitehead (modified and augmented note) on 11 January 2005@02:55:34.
David Whitehead on 10 May 2011@07:34:32.
David Whitehead on 21 August 2011@09:39:31.


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