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Headword: Τρύπανα
Adler number: tau,1102
Translated headword: augers; drills
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Carpenters' tools.[1] "Easily-turning augers and swift gimlets".[2]
Greek Original:
Τρύπανα: ἐργαλεῖα τεκτονικά. τρύπανά τ' εὐδίνητα καὶ ὠκήεντα τέρετρα.
Notes:
The headword. extracted from the quotation, is neuter plural.
[1] cf. Hesychius tau1562 (feminine singular).
[2] Greek Anthology 6.205.7 (Leonidas of Tarentum); already quoted at epsilon 3419.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: David Whitehead on 23 February 2014@08:13:29.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (augmented notes, cosmeticule, raised status) on 23 February 2014@16:50:20.
Catharine Roth (typo, coding) on 24 February 2014@01:33:56.
David Whitehead (another note and keyword) on 24 February 2014@03:38:20.

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