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Headword: *pedo/triy
Adler number: pi,908
Translated headword: fetter-rubber
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] one who squeezes out.
Greek Original:
*pedo/triy: o( e)kqli/bwn.
Different glossing, variously, in ps.-Herodian, Epimerismi 171, Photius pi514 Theodoridis, and (according to Adler) the Ambrosian Lexicon.
The headword is a slang term for a long-time slave. This particular form (nominative singular masculine) is rare outside lexicography, but see Lucian, Timon 14, and the contextless Comica adespota fr. 1110 Kock (529 K.-A.).
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; imagery; medicine
Translated by: William Hutton on 5 September 2011@00:40:40.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 5 September 2011@00:52:39.
David Whitehead (tweaked note; more keywords) on 11 September 2011@04:03:45.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 19 September 2013@04:32:27.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 19 January 2015@16:38:07.
David Whitehead (coding) on 22 May 2016@08:25:08.


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