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Headword: Λόχμη
Adler number: lambda,716
Translated headword: thicket
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] a dense place.[1]
[One] slanting, over-grown, and thickly-wooded.[2]
"Entering some thicket, the crowd of women and adolescent boys were awaiting their opportunity."[3]
Greek Original:
Λόχμη: δασὺς τόπος. πλαγία, σύμφυτος, καὶ λοχμώδης. τῶν δὲ γυναικῶν καὶ τῶν μειρακίων ὁ ὄχλος λόχμην τινὰ εἰσδύντες ἐκαιροφυλάκουν.
Notes:
See also lambda 714.
[1] cf. lambda 713, lambda 717.
[2] Likewise or similarly in other lexica: see the references at Photius lambda425 Theodoridis.
[3] Quotation unidentifiable. (Adler suggests Aelian.)
Keywords: botany; children; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; geography; women
Translated by: Richard Rodriguez on 22 June 2009@22:20:59.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaaks and cosmetics) on 23 June 2009@04:08:33.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 22 April 2013@06:24:09.

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