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Headword: Λέπαδνα
Adler number: lambda,282
Translated headword: straps
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] the girths [i.e. girth-harnesses] of horses.[1]
Or thongs across the chest.[2]
Greek Original:
Λέπαδνα: οἱ μασχαλιστῆρες τῶν ἵππων. ἢ στηθιαῖοι λῶροι.
Notes:
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica (see the references at Photius lambda191), and cf. the scholia to Homer, Iliad 19.393, where the headword occurs (web address 1).
[2] From the scholia to Aristophanes, Knights 768, where the headword also occurs (web address 2). For 'thongs' cf. lambda 736.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; epic; science and technology; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 30 April 2008@04:55:35.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added links, set status) on 30 April 2008@12:01:05.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 1 May 2008@02:53:24.
David Whitehead on 5 April 2013@05:21:19.
Catharine Roth (upgraded links) on 5 April 2013@23:56:27.

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