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- n. A figure of speech by which the same word is used both at the beginning and at the end of a sentence, as in: "Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice."
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A figure by which the same word is used both at the beginning and at the end of a sentence.”
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In rhetoric, a figure by which a sentence begins and ends with the same word: as, “Rejoice in the Lord alway: and again I say, Rejoice,”
Latin, from Ancient Greek, meaning "to make double". (Wiktionary)