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ῥόθ-ιος , ον, also α, ον AP9.32, 10.2 (Antip.Sid.):—
A.rushing, roaring, dashing, esp. of waves, “ἀμφὶ δὲ κῦμα βέβρυχεν ῥόθιονOd.5.412; of oars, “. πλάταιE.IT1133 (lyr.); of a ship dashing through the waves, AP10.2 (Antip. Sid.); “μετὰ ῥοθίου βίαςArist.Mu.396a14: metaph. of an orator, Poll.6.147; of a horse, J.BJ6.2.8. Adv. “-ίωςPoll.4.24 codd., Vett.Val.345.33.
2. of fishes, guttling, Numen. ap. Ath.7.306d; cf. “ῥοθιάζω2.
3. swift, “πόδεςLeonid.Oxy.662.45.
II. Subst. ῥόθια, τά, waves dashing on the beach, breakers, waves, S.Ph.688 (lyr.); “ἀνέμων εὐαέσσιν ῥοθίοιςE.Fr.773.36 (lyr.); cf.“οὐτιδανός11; and collectively in sg., surf, surge, A.Pr.1048 (anap.), E.IT426 (lyr.), Th.4.10: esp. of the dash and sound of oars, “ῥοθίοις . . κώπαςE.IT407 (κώπαις codd., lyr.), cf.Cyc.17; so in sg., Th. l.c. (acc. to Sch.), Hyp.Fr.157, Str. 15.2.12, D.S.13.99, etc.; γλυκερὰ ., of wine, AP11.64 (Agath.): generally, of rushing, dashing motion, “τῆς ἵππου τὸ . ἀνέχεσθαιD.H. 6.10, cf. Arr.Frr.164, 165 J.; so τῆς ὁρμῆς, τοῦ θυμοῦ, Luc. Tox.19,55: metaph., “ἀοιδᾶν ῥόθιαPi.Pae.6.129; ῥοθ[ίῳ τινὶ] ἥκω τύχης Men. Pk.353.
2. loud shout, esp. of applause, “. αἴρεσθαί τινιAr.Eq.546: generally, tumult, riot, “ἐχώρει . ἐν πόλει κακόνE.Andr.1096.
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