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μαστῑγο-φόρος, ον, scourge-bearing, ὑπηρέται Arist.Ath.35.1; epith. of Ajax, Arg.S.Aj.

II. Subst., policeman, esp. at the Games, Th.4.47, Luc.Herm.40: generally, of attendants on officials, μ. οἰκονόμου PTeb. 121.58 (i B.C.), cf. 179 (ii B.C.); ἄνδρας μ. PCair.Zen.80.4 (iii B. C.).