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τυ^ρανν-ίς , ίδος, , voc.
A.τυραννίS.OT380:—monarchy, sovereignty,μεγάλης οὐκ ἐρέω τ.Archil.25, cf. Pi.P.2.87, 11.53 (pl.), S.OT535, E.Ba.43, etc.; of the sovereignty of Zeus, “ Διὸς τ.A.Pr. 10, al., cf. infr. 11.2:—but more freq.
II. despotic rule, obtained by force or fraud, tyranny, Simon.71, Hdt.3.53,81, Ar.V.417, Th.1.13, etc.; τυραννίδα ἔχετε τὴν ἀρχήν (of the Athenians) Id.3.37; τ. ὑμῶν lordship over you, D.2.30: metaph., “ ἐπιθυμιῶν ἐν ψυχῇ τ.Pl. Lg.863e.
3. territory or resources of a princeling, Liv.38.14.12.
III. fem. of τύραννος, princess, LXX Es.1.18.
IV. name of a medicine, Gal.14.165.
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