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δίαυλος [ι^], ,
A.double pipe or channel: usu. in the race, double course, Pi.O.13.37, E.El.825, IG22.957, al.; compared with recurrent nerves, Gal.UP7.14.
b. δ. ἵππος, Hp.Vict.2.63.
2. metaph., κάμψαι διαύλου θάτερον κῶλον πάλιν to run the homeward course, retrace one's steps, A.Ag.344; δίαυλοι κυμάτων ebb and flow, rise and fall of the waves, E.Hec.29; εἰς αὐγὰς πάλιν ἁλίου δισσοὺς ἂν ἔβαν διαύλους they would twice return, Id.HF662 (lyr.), cf. 1102; “τὸν ὕστατον τρέχων δ. τοῦ βίουAlex.235; ἐκπεριτ ρέχειν διαύλους to run to and fro, Aristaenet.1.27; of a wife's return to her husband, Anaxandr.56.4.
II. strait, E. Tr.435.
2. in pl., of air-passages, Opp.C. 2.181.
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