Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of recounting; a detailed narration.

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Examples

  • "Good, good," he would say at the recountal of some gallant deed, and with glistening eye he warmly would praise some officer to whom, had he been present on the field, he might have given at most a glance of approval.

    LEE’S LIEUTENANTS

  • "Good, good," he would say at the recountal of some gallant deed, and with glistening eye he warmly would praise some officer to whom, had he been present on the field, he might have given at most a glance of approval.

    LEE’S LIEUTENANTS

  • This brief controversy served to show that Early's achievements lost nothing in his recountal of them, but the achievements themselves were solid enough.

    LEE’S LIEUTENANTS

  • This brief controversy served to show that Early's achievements lost nothing in his recountal of them, but the achievements themselves were solid enough.

    LEE’S LIEUTENANTS

  • “Good, good,” he would say at the recountal of some gallant deed, and with glistening eye he warmly would praise some officer to whom, had he been present on the field, he might have given at most a glance of approval.

    Lee’s Lieutenants

  • “Good, good,” he would say at the recountal of some gallant deed, and with glistening eye he warmly would praise some officer to whom, had he been present on the field, he might have given at most a glance of approval.

    Lee’s Lieutenants

  • “Good, good,” he would say at the recountal of some gallant deed, and with glistening eye he warmly would praise some officer to whom, had he been present on the field, he might have given at most a glance of approval.

    Lee’s Lieutenants

  • In the course of the evening Mrs. Maxwell took occasion to inquire what progress they were making, thereby unconsciously challenging a somewhat surprising recountal.

    Hepsey Burke

  • There is even in her village a beautiful and high monument of marble which sets forth all the recountal of her death.

    Hetty's Strange History

  • The doctor, breaking away from the lengthy recountal of Mr.. Lorton, went upstairs to the spare room, where still sat Mr. Drake Vernon on the edge of the bed, very white, but very self-contained.

    Nell, of Shorne Mills or, One Heart's Burden

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