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Headword: Χωστρίς
Adler number: chi,451
Translated headword: digging-shed
Vetting Status: high
A place, in which they used to dig something.
Greek Original:
Χωστρίς: τόπος, ἐν ᾧ τι ἐχώννυον.
During sieges and blockades: see e.g. Diodorus Siculus 24.1.1.
The headword is used either as a adjective attached to 'tortoise' (χελώνη ) or by itself.
Keywords: definition; historiography; military affairs; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 March 2006@04:39:28.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 22 March 2006@20:07:44.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 23 March 2006@03:11:55.
David Whitehead on 13 November 2013@04:01:50.


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