βαιός identifies the chief with his retinue, —the adjective, when so used, suggesting a collective force like that of a stream, full or thin: so πολὺς ρ̀εῖ, πολὺς πνεῖ of vehement speech, etc.; Eur. Orest. 1200 “ἢν πολὺς παρῇ,” if he come in his might: συχνὸν πολίχνιον, a populous town （Plat. Rep. 370d）.
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