Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A digression in which a person is introduced speaking his or her own words.
  • n. The point at which a male's sex drive is at its peak, supposed to be dictated by a natural cycle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A digression in which a person is introduced speaking his own words.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In rhetoric, a digression.
  • n. In Greek music, the raising or sharping of a tone: opposed to eclysis.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek a throwing out, a digression. (Wiktionary)

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