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ποδ-ώκης , ες, (ὠκύς)
A.swiftfooted, Hom. (esp. in Il.), mostly epith. of Achilles, 2.860, al.; of Dolon, 10.316; of the mares of Eumelus, 2.764, cf. Hes.Sc.191: in Prose, “ἄνθρωποςTh.3.98, cf. Plu. Fab.7; “δρομεύςAlcid.Soph.7; “ἡμεροσκόποιAen.Tact.6.5; [“ἐφ᾽ ἵππων] ὅτι -εστάτωνPl.R.467e, cf. Palaeph.1(Comp.); “κύωνId.4; “λαγώςX.Mem.3.11.8.
2. generally, swift, quick,ὄμμαA.Th.623 (nisi leg. οἶμα)“ ποδώκει χαλκεύματιId.Ch.576; “τό τοι κακὸν ποδῶκες ἔρχεταιId.Fr.22; “θεῶν π. βλάβαιS.Ant.1104: metaph., hasty, impetuous, rash,οὐ χρὴ π. τὸν τρόπον λίαν φορεῖνTrag.Adesp.519: Sup. ποδωκέστατος Pl.l.c.; Ep. “ποδωκηέστατοςA.R.1.180.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (12):
    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 576
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 623
    • Hesiod, Shield of Heracles, 191
    • Plato, Republic, 467e
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 1104
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 3.11.8
    • Homer, Iliad, 10.316
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.764
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.860
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 1.180
    • Thucydides, Histories, 3.98
    • Plutarch, Fabius Maximus, 7
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