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κέλα^δος , , poet. word,
A.a noise as of rushing waters: generally, loud noise, din, clamour, θῆκε πολὺν κέλαδον καὶ ἀϋτήν, of persons quarrelling, Il.9.547, cf. 18.530, Od.18.402; “κ. ΕὐίουE.Ba.578 (lyr.).
2. of musical sound, “κ. λύραςId.IT1129 (lyr.), cf. Cyc.489 (anap.).
II. loud clear voice, as of an oracle, Pi.P.4.60; shout, cry, “κ. οὐ παιώνιοςA.Pers.605, cf. 388, Ch.341 (anap.), S.El.737, etc.
2. chirp of the τέττιξ, Ael.NA1.20; of the twittering of birds, “κ. παντομιγήςLyr.Alex.Adesp.7.6.
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    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 341
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 388
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 605
    • Euripides, Bacchae, 578
    • Euripides, Cyclops, 489
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Taurus, 1129
    • Homer, Iliad, 18.530
    • Homer, Iliad, 9.547
    • Homer, Odyssey, 18.402
    • Sophocles, Electra, 737
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 1.20
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