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πλαίσῐ-ον, τό, = πλινθίον, πλινθεῖον (qq.v.), oblong case or frame used in moulding bricks and in measuring, Ar.Ra.800 (pl.), Pl.Com. 147; χιτωνίσκος ἐμ π. in an oblong box, IG22.1514.13, al., cf. BCH28.165 (Delos); κεκρυφάλους τρεῖς ἐμ π. IG22.1522.18; oblong scaffold or platform, Plu.Alex.67: pl., of the frames enclosing Solon's ἄξονες, Id.Sol.25; of frames in roof-panelling, IG12.372E2,al., Inscr.Délos 504A13,15 (iii B. C.).

II. hollow rectangle, ἐν π. τετάχθαι Th.7.78, cf. 6.67, X.An.1.8.9; = ἐν ἑτερομήκει σχήματι, Ael.Tact.37.8, Arr. Tact.29.7; ἰσόπλευρον π. X.An.3.4.19, Arr.An.4.5.6; [Σμύρνα] ἀνέχει ἐν π. Aristid.Or.23(42).20; of the shape of the Acropolis of Alexandria, Aphth.Prog.12.

III. εἰς τὰ π. prob. f.l. for εἰς τὰ πλάγια in D.C.40.2.