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λάσκω from Root ΛΑΚ ring, rattle, crash, λάκε χαλκός Il.; λάκε δ᾽ ὀστέα the bones cracked, broke with a crash, id=Il.
II.of animals, to shriek, scream, of the falcon, ὀξὺ λεληκώς id=Il.; of the nightingale in the falcon's talons, τί λέληκας; Hes.; also of dogs, to howl, bay, Od.
III.of men, to shout, scream, cry aloud, Aesch., Soph., etc.; τί λέλα_κας; Ar.; μή νυν λακήσηις id=Ar.:—hence of Oracles, to noise abroad, Aesch., etc.: also, to sing, πρὸς αὐλόν Eur.
2.c. acc. cogn. to shriek forth, utter aloud, Trag. crack or burst asunder, NTest.

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