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ἄλκῐμος, ον, also η, ον S.Aj.401: (ἀλκή):—
stout, brave, of men and things, Τρῶες, ἔγχος, δοῦρε, Il.11.483, 3.338, Od.22.125; ἦτορ Callin. 1.10; θυμός Tyrt.10.17; νέκυς Pi.Pae.6.98; δράκων Epich.60: Comp. -ώτερος Hdt.1.79,103, Arist.HA607a11, etc.: Sup. -ώτατος E.Ph. 743, Plb.6.5.9; ἄ. τὰ πολεμικά Hdt.3.4; ἐς ἀλκὴν ἄλκιμα ib. 110; ἄ. μάχη E.Heracl.683:—
prov., πάλαι ποτ' ἦσαν ἄλκιμοι Μιλήσιοι `times are changed', Anacr.85, Ar.Pl.1002, Philostr.VS1.22.4:—
less common in Prose, Pl.R.614b (with play on Ἀλκίνου), Arist.HA 628b6.

II. fortifying, ὕδωρ Plu.2.669b s.v.l.; giving succour, PMag.Leid.W.14.10.