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οἴκ-ημα, ατος, τό, dwelling-place, ἱερὸν ἔσχον οἴ. ποταμοῦ Pi.O.2.9: in pl., building, house, Hdt.1.17, 9.13, Paus.10.5.2, etc.

2. room, chamber, Hdt.1.164, 179, 2.121.ά, 148, Th.1.134, 3.68, Lys.19.31, Pl.Thg. 130d, Prt.315d, etc.; esp. bed-chamber, Hdt.1.9, 10, Pl.Smp.217d; dining-room, Heraclid. Cum.2(pl.).

II. special senses,

1. brothel, τὴν θυγατέρα κατίσαι ἐπ' οἰκήματος Hdt.2.121. έ, 126; στῆσαί τινα ἐπ' οἰ. Din.1.23; ἐπ̓ οἰ. καθῆσθαι Pl.Chrm.163b, cf. Aeschin.1.94, Isoc.6.19; cf. τέγος.

2. = οἰκίσκος, cage for animals, Hdt.7.119.

3. horse's stable or stall, PCair.Zen.529.5 (iii B. C.).

4. temple, shrine, Hdt.8.144.

b. room in a temple, IG12.4.2,14.

5. prison, Th.4.47, Lys.Fr.75.4, D.32.29, Act.Ap.12.7.

6. storeroom, D.42.6,19(pl.).

7. workshop, Pl.Prt.321d.

8. story, floor, X.Cyr.6.1.52 (dub. l.).

9. metaph., αἰσθητικὸν οἴ., of man, Secund.Sent.7.