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τροχαῖος , α, ον, (τρόχος)
A.running, spinning, πανία (spools) AP6.288 (Leon.).
II. τροχαῖος (sc. πούς), , a trochee or foot consisting of a long and a short syllable (also called χορεῖος), Pl.R.400b, etc.; used in quick time, Arist.Rh.1408b36, cf. Po.1452b24, and v. τροχερός :—hence,
2. in Music, οἱ σαλπικταὶ τροχαῖόν τι συμβοήσαντες playing a brisk march, D.C.56.22; τ. νόμος a tune in trochaic time, invented by Terpander, Plu.2.1132d, cf. Poll.4.65.
3. tribrach (^ ^ ^), Quint.Inst.9.4.82.
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