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ῥύμ-η [υ_], ,
A.force, swing, rush of a body in motion, ῥύμῃ ἐμπίπτειν with a swing, Th.2.76; πτερύγων ῥύμη rush of wings, Ar.Pax86, cf. Av.1182; τροχοῦ ῥύμαισι τευκτὸν . . κύτος formed by the whirl of the potter's wheel, Antiph.52.2, cf. Ar.Ec.4; . τοῦ αἵματος the flow of blood in the veins, Hp.Medic.6; . τη<*>῀ς ἐκκρούσεως X.Cyn.10.12; τῆς . τῆς ἁλιάδος ψόφος, of the noise made by a boat in motion, Arist.HA533b19: metaph., “εὐτυχεῖ ῥύμῃ θεοῦE.Rh.64; “ . τῆς τύχηςPlu.Caes.53; . τῆς ὀργῆς κτλ. the vehemence of passion, D.21.99; “γλώσσης .Lyr.Alex.Adesp.35.11, cf. Eun.Hist. p.245 D.
2. abs., rush, charge, of soldiers, Th.2.81; of ships, Id.7.70; “τῶν ἵππωνX.Cyr.7.1.31, cf. Polyaen.4.3.5, al., Ach.Tat.1.12; ὑπὸ τοῦ ῥοίβδου καὶ τῆς . Ar.Nu.407.
3. = ῥοπή, Chrysipp. ap. Sch.T Il. 22.212.
II. street, Aen.Tact.2.5, 3.4; “τὴν . ὁδοιπορεῖνPhilippid. 13, cf. LXX Is.15.3, al.; of a Roman camp, Plb.6.29.1; lane, alley, PCair.Zen.764.142 (iii B.C.), PStrassb.86.19 (ii B.C.), Act.Ap.9.11; slit, chink, dub.l. in Hp.Cord.2.
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