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Headword: *tu/los
Adler number: tau,1154
Translated headword: callus; bolt
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] dead flesh, a knobble of [= on] the knees.[1]
"The rock presented difficult conditions, because of the [necessity] to create a piercing in it for the bolts."[2]
Greek Original:
*tu/los: nenekrwme/nh sa/rc, a)poski/rwma tw=n gona/twn. dusxrhsti/an parei=xen h( pe/tra, dia\ to\ trh=ma poiei=n e)n au)th=| toi=s tu/lois.
Two senses of the headword noun tu/los are presented here; see, respectively, LSJ s.v. I and II.1. (For both together cf. also Aristophanes, Acharnians 553, with scholion.) For the related noun tu/lh (Attic) or tu/la (Boeotian), see tau 1150 and tau 1151.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica; references at Photius tau544 Theodoridis.
[2] Polybius fr. 82 B-W; more fully already at tau 1150.
Keywords: comedy; definition; geography; historiography; medicine; military affairs; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 25 February 2014@06:44:35.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 25 February 2014@09:49:02.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 25 February 2014@09:57:55.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference) on 22 October 2022@23:11:44.


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