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γαιή-οχος (also γαιη-οῦχος , Hsch.), Dor. γαιάοχος , ον, γαιάϝοχος IG5(1).213 (Sparta, v B. C.):—epith. of Poseidon,, earth-carrying, Il.13.43, al., A.Th.310(lyr.), cf. S.OC1072(lyr.): Γαιάοχος , abs., Il. 13.125, Pi.O.13.81, and so Γαιάϝοχος (v. supr.): also in pl., Γαάοχοι, name of a contest, IG5(1).296.11 (Sparta).
2.ὠκεανὸς γ.App.Anth.3.209.
II. protecting the country, “γαιάοχε παγκρατὲς ΖεῦA.Supp.816(lyr.); “γαιάοχόν τ᾽ ἌρτεμινS.OT160(lyr.).
2. = ἠπειρώτης, Hsch. (In signf. 1 from γαῖα and ϝεχ-: ϝοχ-, cf. ὄχεα, Lat. veho, Skt. váhati, Germ. be-wegen, etc. In signf. 11 from ἔχω (q. v.).)
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