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τῠρανν-ίς, ίδος, ἡ, voc. τυραννί S.OT380:—
monarchy, sovereignty, μεγάλης οὐκ ἐρέω τ. Archil.25, cf. Pi.P.2.87, 11.53 (pl.), S.OT535, E.Ba.43, etc.; of the sovereignty of Zeus, ἡ Διὸς τ. A.Pr. 10, al., cf. infr. 11.2:—
but more freq.

II. despotic rule, obtained by force or fraud, tyranny, Simon.71, Hdt.3.53,81, Ar.V.417, Th.1.13, etc.; τυραννίδα ἔχετε τὴν ἀρχήν (of the Athenians) Id.3.37; τ. ὑμῶν lordship over you, D.2.30: metaph., ἡ ἐπιθυμιῶν ἐν ψυχῇ τ. Pl. Lg.863e.

2. in concrete sense, ἡ Διὸς τ. royal Zeus, S.Fr.345: pl., αἱ τυραννίδες, = οἱ τύραννοι, Hdt.8.137; ἴδεσθε χώρας τὴν διπλῆν τ. A.Ch.973.

3. territory or resources of a princeling, Liv.38.14.12.

III. fem. of τύραννος, princess, LXX Es.1.18.

IV. name of a medicine, Gal.14.165.