A.= λοχάω, lie in wait for:—Pass., λοχισθέντες διεφθάρησαν they were cut to pieces by falling into an ambuscade, Th.5.115, cf. D.C.41.51.
2. place in ambush, “λοχίζει ἐς ὁδὸν κοίλην ὁπλίτας” Th. 3.107; “λ. ἐν τόπῳ” D.H.2.55: c. dat. loci, Id.3.64 (nisi leg. <ἐν> χωρίοις）; λοχίσαντος is prob. l. in Plu.Oth.7.
II. distribute men in companies (λόχοι), and so, put them in order of battle, Hdt.1.103, Aen. Tact.1.5, Plu.Sull.27:—Pass., to be so distributed, Agatharch.Fr. Hist.17J., D.H.2.14, etc.