Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as elogy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The praise bestowed on a person or thing; panegyric; eulogy.

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  • noun a eulogy

Etymologies

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Latin elogium a short saying, an inscription, from Ancient Greek ἐλεγεία (elegeia, "elegy").

Examples

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  • In 1128 he held a council in Troves for the express purpose of defining the role of those new soldier-monks, and a few years later he wrote an elogium on them and drew up their rule, seventy-two articles.

    --Umberto Eco, 1988, Foucault's Pendulum, p. 82

    September 29, 2008