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Headword: Ἱστοδόκη
Adler number: iota,694
Translated headword: mast-crutch, mast-holder
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] that which receives the mast [sc. when it is let down].
Greek Original:
Ἱστοδόκη: ἡ ὑποδεχομένη τὸν ἱστόν.
Notes:
Likewise in other lexica, and cf. a scholion on Homer, Iliad 1.434, where the headword occurs in the dative case (see web address 1).
On this item see Lionel Casson, Ships and Seamanship in the Ancient World (Baltimore 1995) 47 with n.30.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; epic; science and technology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 24 April 2006@17:39:36.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked headword; augmented note) on 25 April 2006@03:07:20.
David Whitehead on 16 January 2013@03:54:25.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 17 January 2013@00:28:36.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 27 April 2016@07:22:06.

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