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τύρσις, ἡ, gen. ιος Hp.Art.43, X.An.7.8.12; ιδος IG12(7).115.4 (Amorgos, ii/i B. C.); acc. τύρσιν Pi.O.2.70, Hp.l.c., X.An.7.8.13: nom. and acc. pl. τύρσεις, gen. εων, dat. εσι, ib.4.4.2, HG4.7.6, Cyr.7.5.10; acc. pl. τύρσιας Lyc.834, Maiist.2:—
also τύρρις, Hsch. (whence Lat. turris is borrowed):—
tower, Pi. l.c., Hp. l. c. (cf. Gal.18(1).518); esp. tower on a wall, bastion, X. ll. cc.; opp. προμαχών, J.BJ5.4.3 sq.; also, walled city or fortified house, Nic.Al.2; = villa rustica, πύργος, IGl.c.