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ἄλαλκε From ΑΛΚ, come ἄλαλκε, ἀλκή, ἄλκαρ, ἄλκιμος, ἀλέξω: identical with ΑΡΚ, whence ἀρκέω, Lat. arceo, arx, arca.

to ward or keep off, τί τινι something from a person, Il., etc.; more rarely τί τινος id=Il.

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