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δοῦπος , ,
A.any dead, heavy sound, thud,δ. ἀκόντωνIl.11.364, 16.361; “δ. ὀρώρει πύργων βαλλομένων9.573, cf. 12.289; of the distant din of battle, 16.635; of the sound of footsteps, 10.354, Od.16.10; of the measured tread of infantry, Il.23.234, Hes.Th.70; ὅμαδον καὶ δ., of a multitude, Od.10.556; of the roar of the sea dashing against rocks or of a distant torrent, 5.401, Il.4.455.—Rare in Trag., “δ. μαράγνηςA.Ch.376 (lyr.); χερόπλακτοι δ᾽ ἐν στέρνοισι πεσοῦνται δοῦποι the loud beating of breasts, S.Aj.634, cf. E.Ba.513; ἀκούομεν πυλῶν δ. the noise of opening gates, Id.Ion 516. Rare in Prose, Th. 3.22 (v.l. ψόφον)“; θόρυβος καὶ δ.X.An.2.2.19.
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