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Headword: *lofopwlei=n
Adler number: lambda,702
Translated headword: to sell crests
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to nod forward. For those selling crests would place them on the head and nod continuously, in order to show the buyers the hairs that were healthy and unmoistened.
Greek Original:
*lofopwlei=n: e)pineu/ein. oi( ga\r tou\s lo/fous pwlou=ntes e)pi\ th\n kefalh\n e)pitiqe/menoi sunexw=s e)/neuon, i(/na paradei/cwsin u(giei=s ta\s tri/xas kai\ a)bro/xous toi=s w)nhtai=s.
Same or similar entry elsewhere: see the references at Photius lambda416 Theodoridis. The headword infinitive is cited from Aristophanes: fr. 812 Kock, 850 K.-A.
Keywords: clothing; comedy; daily life; definition; economics; imagery; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Craig Gibson on 12 November 2008@00:20:12.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (note; more keywords) on 12 November 2008@07:19:45.
David Whitehead (typo) on 27 March 2011@10:23:22.
David Whitehead on 22 April 2013@05:33:19.


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