A.“ἀρκέω” 1.3) succouring with the feet, running to the rescue (cf. βοηθόος): hence, swift-footed, epith. of a good runner, freq. in Il., as epith. of Achilles, 1.121, al.(never in Od.); π. ἄγγελος Διός, of Hermes, B. 18.30.
II. π. ἁμέρα a day of swift feet, i.e. on which swift runners contended, Pi.O.13.38; ποδαρκέων δρόμων τέμενος the sacred field of swift courses, i.e. the Pythian race-course, Id.P.5.33(s.v.l.).
III. assisting the feet, name of a remedy for gout, Gal.13.1021.