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Headword: Ἐντριβής
Adler number: epsilon,1488
Translated headword: versed
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] familiar.
"A man versed in the area".[1]
Greek Original:
Ἐντριβής: συνήθης. ἄνθρωπος ἐντριβὴς τῆς χώρας.
Notes:
The headword literally means "rubbed", apparently (LSJ s.v.) a metaphor from the practice of evaluating precious metals by rubbing them on a touchstone. See also under epsilon 2727, mu 249; and compare generally epsilon 1466.
[1] Quotation unidentifiable.
Keywords: definition; geography; imagery; science and technology
Translated by: William Hutton on 1 August 2007@09:25:06.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added keyword, set status) on 1 August 2007@14:17:49.
David Whitehead (expanded note; cosmetics) on 2 August 2007@03:11:45.
David Whitehead on 30 August 2012@08:59:33.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 13 January 2016@08:19:18.

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