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τοξ-ικός, ή, όν, of or for the bow, τ. θῶμιγξ, ἄτρακτος, A.Pers.460, Fr.139; τ. στολή an archer's equipment, Pl.Lg.833b; τ. κάλαμος a kind of Cretan reed used for arrows, Thphr.HP4.11.11.

2. ἡ τοξική (sc. τέχνη) archery, Pl. Smp.197a, La.193b, al., SIG1060.5 (Tralles, iv/iii B.C.).

3. τὸ -κόν shot-hole, loophole, LXXJd.5.28, Sm.Ez.40.16: so -κή (sc. θυρίς) Ph.Bel.81.25.

II. of persons, skilled in the use of the bow, [Πάνδαρος] Plu.2.405b; τοξικώτατοι X.Cyr.6.2.4.

III. τὸ -κόν, collectively, the bowmen, for οἱ τοξόται, Ar.Lys.462, D.C.36.47; πηλίκα τοξικὰ ἔχουσι; Mim.Oxy.413.198.

2. τ. φάρμακον poison for smearing arrows with, Arist.Mir.837a13, BGU21 ii 14 (iv A. D.), Orib.Fr.126: τὸ τ. Str.3.4.18, Dsc.1.106, Ael.NA9.15: pl., Dsc.2.79.

b. = venenum, Gloss.