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Headword: *)apokauli/zesqai
Adler number: alpha,3340
Translated headword: to snap the point off
Vetting Status: high
[To snap the point off] the mechanical ram.
Greek Original:
*)apokauli/zesqai to\n mhxaniko\n krio/n.
From kappa 2434.
For the active a)pokauli/zein meaning snapping the point, or "stalk" (cf. generally kappa 1134), off a battering-ram see epsilon 949. The middle can presumably mean much the same.
Keywords: military affairs; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 18 March 2001@07:00:17.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (Raised status) on 18 March 2001@18:07:25.
David Whitehead (added note) on 21 August 2002@03:35:05.
David Whitehead on 15 September 2004@06:38:06.


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