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στόλος 1 στέλλω equipment for warlike purposes, an expedition by land or sea, Hdt., Trag., etc.; τεθριπποβάμων στ. an equipage with four horses, Eur.
2.generally, a journey or voyage, Soph., etc.; ἰδίῳ στόλῳ in a journey on one's own account, opp. to δημοσίῳ or κοινῷ στ. (on behalf of the state), Hdt., Thuc.
3.the purpose or cause of a journey, a mission, errand, Soph., Ar. armament, army, or, a sea-force, fleet, attic; οὐ πολλῷ στόλῳ, i. e. in one ship, Soph.; πρόπας στόλος all the host, id=Soph.
II.= ἔμβολον, a ship's beak, id=Pind., Aesch.

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