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ὄχλος 1

I.a moving crowd, a throng, mob, Pind., Aesch., etc.; ὄχλος τῶν στρατιωτῶν the mass of the soldiers, Xen.; τῷ ὄχλῳ in point of numbers, Thuc.; οἱ τοιοῦτοι ὄχλοι undisciplined masses like these, id=Thuc. political sense, the populace, mob, Lat. turba, opp. to δῆμος, id=Thuc., Xen.
3.generally, a mass, multitude, ὄχλος λόγων Aesch. Lat. turba, annoyance, trouble, ὄχλον παρέχειν τινί to give one trouble, Hdt.; δι᾽ ὄχλου εἶναι, γενέσθαι to be or become troublesome, Ar., Thuc.

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