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ἦδος, εος, τό (Aeolic, acc. to Hdn.Gr.2.904), delight, pleasure, οὐδέ τι δαιτὸς ἐσθλῆς ἔσσεται ἦ. Il.1.576; ἀλλὰ μίνυνθα ἡμέων ἔσσεται ἦ. 11.318; ἀλλὰ τί μοι τῶν ἦ.; what delight have I therefrom? 18.80; αὐτὰρ ἐμοὶ τί τόδ' ἦ.; Od.24.95, cf. Theoc.16.40, A.R.3.314.—
In this sense almost confined to Ep. and nom. sg.; in late Prose, πρὸς τὸ ἦ. Alex.Aphr.Pr.1.20.

II. = ὄξος, vinegar, used as a flavouring, τοῦτο μόνον Ἀττικοὶ τῶν ἡδυσμάτων ἦ. καλοῦσι Ath.2.67c, cf. Poll.6.65, Eust.1417.19, prob. l. in Antiph.134.4—
Dor. form ἇδος (in both senses), EM18.12, Hsch. S1.v. γᾶδος.