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θοός (A), ή, όν, (θέω) poet. Adj.
A.quick, nimble, epith. of Ares and warriors, Il.5.430, 571, 16.422, 494, etc.: c. inf., “θ. μάχεσθαι5.536; of things, “χείρ12.306; “βέλοςOd.22.83; “ἅρμαIl.17.458; μάστιξ ib. 430; “νῆες14.410, etc.; “νηυσὶ θοῇσι . . πεποιθότες ὠκείῃσιOd.7.34; νύξ swift night, Il.10.394, Od.12.284, Hes.Th.481; θοὴν ἀλεγύνετε δαῖτα partake of a hasty meal, i.e. in haste, Od.8.38; later, of animals, Pi.P.4.17, E.Ba.977 (lyr.); also “μάχαιPi.P.8.26; “γλῶσσαId.N.7.72; “θοὰ βάξιςA.Ag.476 (lyr.); “θ. εἰρεσίας ζυγόνS.Aj.249 (lyr.), cf. Orph.A.1037; “πτέρυξE.Ion123 (lyr.), cf. A.Pr.129 (lyr.); “σάκοςA.R.1.743; “ἀσπίδας . . θοὸν ἔχμα βολάωνId.4.201; πνοαί, αὖραι, E. Andr.479 (lyr.), Tr.454 (troch.): used adverbially with Verbs of motion, ἐκπρολιποῦσα θοὸν δόμον quickly, in haste, Antim.71 (expld. by An.Ox. from τίθημι)“; θοὰν νύμφαν ἄγαγεςS.Tr.857 (lyr.). Adv. -ῶς quickly, in haste, Il.3.325, B.14.59, A.Pr.1060 (anap.), Pers.398, Hp.Mul.2.132; “θοώτερονA.R.3.1406; soon, Od.15.216.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (28):
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 476
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 1060
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 129
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 398
    • Bacchylides, Epinicians, 14.59
    • Euripides, Andromache, 479
    • Euripides, Bacchae, 977
    • Euripides, Ion, 123
    • Euripides, Trojan Women, 454
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 481
    • Homer, Iliad, 12.306
    • Homer, Iliad, 14.410
    • Homer, Iliad, 16.422
    • Homer, Iliad, 17.458
    • Homer, Iliad, 3.325
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.430
    • Homer, Odyssey, 12.284
    • Homer, Odyssey, 15.216
    • Homer, Odyssey, 22.83
    • Homer, Odyssey, 7.34
    • Homer, Odyssey, 8.38
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 249
    • Homer, Iliad, 10.394
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.536
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 857
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 1.743
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 3.1406
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 4.201
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