Tablet (pinakidion). Diminutive of pinaki. In Aristotle and the papyri for writing tablet, probably covered with wax. Sometimes it was a little table, like Shakespeare's "the table of my memory" (Hamlet, i.5). It was used also of a physician's note-book. Wrote, saying (egrapsen legwn). Hebrew way of speaking ( 2 Kings 10:6 ).