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αἰγιᾰλός, ὁ, sea-shore, beach, Il.4.422, Od.22.385, Hdt.7.50, al., Th. 1.7 (pl.), X.An.6.4.4, Thphr.HP7.13.8 (pl.), etc.; distinguished from ἀκτή, Arist.HA547a10; also in E.(lyr.), IT425, IA210; αἰγιαλὸν ἔνδον τρέφει a whole beach of voting-pelbles, Ar.V.110: prov., αἰγιαλῷ λαλεῖς, of deaf persons, Suid., Zen.1.38. (Prob. connected with αἰγίς II, αἴξ IV.)