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Headword: *dedi/cesqai
Adler number: delta,150
Translated headword: to rout
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to frighten into flight, to pursue.[1]
"[...] to stir up a confusing wild noise and to make a clamour with shouting and the drums, so as to beat back and to rout the Roman [army]."[2]
Greek Original:
*dedi/cesqai: e)kfobh=sai, diw=cai. h)=xon e)gei=rai summigh= te kai\ a)/grion, kai\ su\n tw=| a)lala/gmati e)pidouph=sai toi=s tumpa/nois, w(s kataplh=cai kai\ dedi/cesqai to\ *(rwmai+ko/n.
[1] Likewise in other lexica; and cf. delta 147 with the other cross-references there.
[2] Menander Protector fr. 12.3 Blockley.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; military affairs; meter and music
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 16 December 2003@17:30:28.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 17 December 2003@05:46:55.
David Whitehead (updated ref) on 3 January 2012@05:16:12.
David Whitehead on 17 June 2012@10:00:46.
David Whitehead on 8 October 2015@03:23:03.


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