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ὁδός2 1

I.a way, path, track, road, highway: ποταμοῦ ὁδός the course of a river, Xen.; the path of the heavenly bodies, Eur.
2.with Preps., πρὸς ὁδοῦ further on the way, forwards, Il. (cf. φροῦδος):—κατ᾽ ὁδόν by the way, Hdt.;— ἐκ τῆς ὁδοῦ on his road id=Hdt.
II.a travelling, journeying, whether by land or water, a journey or voyage, Hom., etc.:—also an expedition, foray, Il.:—c. gen., τὴν εὐθὺς Ἀργοῦς ὁδόν the way leading straight to Argos, Eur.
III.metaph. a way or manner, θεσπεσία ὁδός the way or course of divination, Aesch.; ὁδ. μαντικῆς Soph.; λογίων the way, intent of the oracles, Ar.
2.a way of doing, speaking, etc., τριφασίας ἄλλας ὁδοὺς λόγων three other ways of telling the story, Hdt.; ὁδὸν ἥντιν᾽ ἰών by what course of action, Ar., etc.
3.a way, method, system; ὁδῷ methodically, systematically, Plat.
4.the Way, i. e. the Christian Faith, NTest.

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