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Origin of metic
Examples from the Web for metic
This shall be the second law: He who engages in retail trade must be either a metic or a stranger.
Plato never thinks of making the metic, much less the slave, a citizen.
A metic must purchase the choice fruit; but a stranger may pluck for himself and his attendant.
It is Plato's greatest concession to the metic, as the bestowal of freedom is his greatest concession to the slave.
The freed man, when liberated, does not become a citizen, but is only a non-citizen or metic.
Word Origin for metic
"resident alien in an ancient Greek state," 1808, from Late Latin metycus, from Greek metoikos, literally "one who has changed his residence," from meta- "change" (see meta-) + -oikos "dwelling," from oikein "to dwell" (see villa).