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θύλᾰκος [ῡ], ὁ, sack, esp. to carry meal in, Hdt.3.46; ἄλφιτ' οὐκ ἔνεστιν ἐν τῷ θυλάκῳ Ar.Pl.763; θ. δορκαδέων ἀστραγάλων PCair.Zen. 69.18 (iii B.C.); δερῶ σε θύλακον I'll make a bag of your skin, Ar.Eq. 370; contemptuous word for a garment, ὁ Τηλαύγους θ. prob. in Aeschin.Socr.42: metaph., of a person, θ. τις λόγων 'wind-bag', Pl.Tht.161a; τῇ χειρὶ δεῖν σπείρειν, ἀλλὰ μὴ ὅλῳ τῷ θ. Corinn. ap. Plu. 2.348a.

2. sack in which the eggs of the tunny are enveloped, Arist. HA571a14, cf. 552b19.

II. in pl., slang term for the loose trousers of Persians and other Orientals, E.Cyc.182, Ar.V.1087.

III. ball used for physical exercise, Antyll. ap. Orib.6.32.12.