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Headword: Ἐσκοροδισμένος
Adler number: epsilon,3157
Translated headword: garlicked
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning someone] eating garlic. [The term come] from the cocks: for when they put them together for a fight they give them garlic, so that they will be fiercer in the fight.
Greek Original:
Ἐσκοροδισμένος: σκόροδα φαγών. ἀπὸ τῶν ἀλεκτρυόνων: ὅτε γὰρ εἰς μάχην συμβάλωσιν αὐτούς, σκόροδα διδόασιν αὐτοῖς, ἵνα δριμύτερον ὦσιν ἐν τῇ μάχῃ.
Notes:
From the scholia to Aristophanes, Knights 493 (web address 1), where the headword -- a perfect middle/passive participle in the nominative masculine singular -- appears.
cf. epsilon 3156, epsilon 3158.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: agriculture; athletics; botany; comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; zoology
Translated by: William Hutton on 3 October 2006@08:24:43.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 4 October 2006@00:46:56.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; comsetics) on 4 October 2006@03:07:28.
David Whitehead on 31 October 2012@06:05:48.
Catharine Roth (fixed link) on 28 December 2017@01:24:36.

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