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πλόος 1 πλέω

1.a sailing, voyage, Od., Hdt., attic; πλοῦν στέλλειν, ποιεῖσθαι Soph.; μῆκός ἐστι πλόος ἡμέραι τέσσερες its length is four days' sail, Hdt.
2.time or tide for sailing, Hes., Soph., etc.; πλῷ χρῆσθαι to have a fair wind, Thuc.
3.proverb., δεύτερος πλοῦς, "the next best way" (from those who use oars when the wind fails), Plat.

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