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- n. An officer who commanded a company in Ancient Greece.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An officer who commanded a company; a captain.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Greek antiquity, the commander of a lochus. See lochus.
What words had the lochage addressed to me in the bartizan?
"The lochage is bringing the giant woman for questioning," the young officer said.
On this occasion, however, it did me no more good than it had when I had tried to follow the directions of that lochage of the peltasts whom I met upon the bridge of Gyoll.
"I am aware of that," the lochage answered without looking up.
Now the lochage wiped his quill, sanded the letter over which he had labored, and looked up at us.
The lochage was looking out the window again, and now I too saw the threads of ochre mist.
The lochage slid from his stool and strode to a window overlooking the bridge.
Tell their lochage we wish to know why the bells ring. "