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Headword: Ἡμιδιπλοίδιον
Adler number: eta,325
Translated headword: semi-double
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] a woman's outer-garment, a women's cloak.[1]
[sc. Also known as] the spelex.[2]
Greek Original:
Ἡμιδιπλοίδιον: γυναικεῖον ἱμάτιον, ἀναβόλαιον γυναικῶν. ὁ σπέληξ.
Notes:
LSJ s.v.: "a woman's dress folded at the top so as to fall half-way down the figure."
[1] From the scholia to Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae 318, where the neuter headword occurs (web address 1).
[2] cf. sigma 918.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: clothing; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; trade and manufacture; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 25 August 2006@21:48:59.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 28 August 2006@10:38:52.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 17 December 2012@03:15:05.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 19 December 2012@21:55:23.
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