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τήθη (sts. written τηθή; the Ion. voc. τῆθα, Sch.Il.3.130, prob. belongs to this word), ἡ, grandmother, Ar.Ach.49, Lys.549, And.1.128, Pl.R.461d, Is.3.23, IG22.1534.229, D.57.20 (v.l. τιτθῆς, -ῇ), Men.532.4 (τιθή codd.), Hierocl.p.61 A. (τιτθαί, τίθαι, τίτθαι codd.), Lib.Or.25.47 (vv. ll. τήτθη, τίθη), Thom.Mag.p.359 R. (τίθη codd. and prob. Thom.); title of play by Diphilus, IG22.2363.35: τίθη λέγεται ἡ μάμμη, τίτθη ἡ βυζάστρια, τιθήνη ἡ τροφός Ps.-Hdn.Gr. post Moer.p.479 P., cf. Ptol.Asc.p.394 H., etc.

II. nurse; τῆ, ὅθεν καὶ τήθη ἡ λέγουσα "δέξαι, θήλασον" Sch.Il.14.219, cf. Sch.Ar. Lys.549; but this is an error, the word for nurse being τίτθη (q.v.).