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ῥύσιον 1 ῥύομαι

that which is dragged away:
I.booty, prey, ῥύσια ἐλαύνεσθαι, of cattle, Il.; τοῦ ῥυσίου θ᾽ ἥμαρτε, i. e. Helen., Aesch.
II.that which is seized as a pledge, a pledge, surety, ῥύσια δοῦναι Solon.; ῥύσιον τιθέναι Soph.
III.that which is seized by way of reprisal, φόνον φόνου ῥύσιον τῖσαι to suffer death in reprisal for death, id=Soph. pl. offerings for deliverance, Anth.

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