Words nearby strigil
OTHER WORDS FROM strigilstrig·il·ate [strij-uh-lit, -leyt] /ˈstrɪdʒ ə lɪt, -ˌleɪt/, adjective
Examples from the Web for strigil
Beside him, a diminutive figure of a nude boy holding a strigil.
The guttus was a small vessel with a narrow neck adapted for dropping oil on the strigil to lubricate its working edge.
Galen generally followed the teaching of Hippocrates on gymnastics, and wrote a whole book on the merits of using the strigil.
A boy emerging into manhood leaves his petasos and strigil and chlamys to Hermes, the god of games.Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol II of 2)|John Addington Symonds
Tool used at the Palaistra, or wrestling school: in this case the strigil.A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)|Mrs. Sutherland Orr