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I.a loud cry, shout, Hom., etc.:— a battle-cry, βοὴν ἀγαθός good at the battle-cry, Il.; βοᾶς μηδ᾽ ὄνομ᾽ ἔστω let there be not even the name of war, Theocr.:—also of the roar of the sea, Od.; of the sound of musical instruments, Il., Pind.; the cry of birds or beasts, Soph., Eur.;— ὅσον ἀπὸ βοῆς ἕνεκεν as far as sound went, only in appearance, Thuc., Xen.
II.= βοήθεια, aid called for, succour, Aesch., Soph.

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