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θόρυ^β-ος , ,
A.noise, esp. the confused noise of a crowded assembly, uproar, clamour, Pi.O.10(11).72, Th.8.92, etc.; θόρυβος βοῆς a confused clamour, S.Ph.1263; “θ. στρατιωτῶνAr.Ach.546; “θ. ΠυκνίτηςCom.Adesp.45D.; “θ. παρέχειν ἐν ταῖς βουλαῖς καὶ ἐν ταῖς ἐκκλησίαιςOGI48.9 (Ptolemais, iii B.C.); less freq. of an individual, E.Or.905; of animals, “θόρυβον δ᾽ οὐκ ἐφίλησαν ὄνωνCall.Aet.Oxy.2079.30.
2. esp. in token of approbation or the contrary, Pl.R.492b, 492c:
b. groans, murmurs, And.2.15; μεγάλοι θόρυβοι κατ έχουσ᾽ ἡμᾶς great murmurs are abroad among us, S.Aj.142(anap.).
III. c. inf., ἐς θόρυβον ἤλυθον . . λευσθῆναι I ran a risk of being stoned, E. IA1349 (troch.). (Perh. cogn. with τονθορύζω.)
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