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στοῖχος , , (στείχω, cf. στίχος)
A.row in an ascending series, πρῶτος ς. τῶν ἀναβαθμῶν the first course of (masonry composing) the steps, Hdt.2.125; course of bricks, etc., in building, IG22.463.58, 1682.10; esp. file of persons marching one behind another, as in a procession, ἐπὶ στοίχου,= στοιχηδόν, Ar.Ec.756; “νῆσοι κατὰ στοῖχον κείμεναιTh. 2.102; “κατὰ στοίχουςAr.Fr.79; of ships, column, “ἐν στοίχοις τρισίA.Pers.366; of soldiers, file, Th.4.47; “διὰ στοίχων ὁπλῖται παρατεταγμένοιD.C.63.4; of deer swimming, Opp.C.2.226; of the files (opp. ζυγόν VIII) of the chorus in plays, Poll.4.108,109; row of columns, IG22.1668.12; of factors, Arist.Metaph.1092b34; of verses, “ἔπη . . ἀλλότρια τοῦ ς. τῆς ποιήσεωςAfric.Cest.Oxy.412.51.
II. a line of poles supporting hunting-nets, into which the game were driven, X.Cyn.6.10,21.
III. τοῦ ς. καταλαβόντος τὴν ἡμετέραν βουλήν since the turn has come to our senate, POxy.1119.12 (iii A.D.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 366
    • Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae, 756
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.125
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.102
    • Xenophon, On Hunting, 6.10
    • Thucydides, Histories, 4.47
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