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ὠκύ-α^λος [υ^], ον, perh.
A.sea-swift, speeding o'er the sea, epith. of a ship, Il.15.705, Od.12.182, 15.473, S.Aj.710 (lyr.), Mosch.2.60.
2. later, generally, swift, violent,ῥιπήOpp.H.2.535, cf. Pi.Parth.2.19. (It is doubtful whether -αλος comes from ἅλς; see opinions of D.H. and Hdn.Gr. ap. Sch.Il. l.c.)
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