Henry George Liddell; Robert Scott [1889], An Intermediate Greek-English Lexicon (Trustees of Tufts University, Oxford) [word count] [middleLiddell02].
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ἄγκυρα ἄγκος Lat. ancora, an anchor, first in Alcae. and Theogn., for in Hom. we hear only of εὐναί, i. e. stones used as anchors; ἄγκυραν βάλλεσθαι, καθιέναι, μεθιέναι, ἀφιέναι to cast anchor, Pind., Hdt., etc.; so, ἐπὶ δυοῖν ἀγκύραιν ὁρμεῖν, i. e. "to have two strings to one's bow," Dem.; cf. ὀχέω; ἐπὶ τῆς αὐτῆς (sc. ἀγκύρας) ὁρμεῖν τοῖς πολλοῖς, i. e. "to be in the same boat" with the many, id=Dem.
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Henry George Liddell; Robert Scott [1889], An Intermediate Greek-English Lexicon (Trustees of Tufts University, Oxford) [word count] [middleLiddell02].
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