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ὀρυ^μαγδός , ,
A.loud noise, din, as of a throng of men fighting, working, or running about, freq. in Hom. (esp. in Il., 17.424, al.), cf. Hes. Sc.232,401 ; also of men and dogs, Il.10.185; of horses and men, 17.741: not used of voices, but only of inarticulate sounds : hence also δρυτόμων . the sound of wood-cutters, 16.633 ; ὀρυμαγδὸν ἔθηκε, of the rattling made by throwing a load of wood on the ground, Od. 9.235, cf. Il.21.313 ; of the roar of a raging river, ῥέων μεγάλῳ ὀρυμαγδῷ ib.256 ; of the sea, Simon.51 ; of oars, A. R.4.105.
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