Definition of Elegiacs

1. Noun. (plural of elegiac) ¹



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Definition of Elegiacs

1. elegiac [n] - See also: elegiac

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elegiacs

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elegant
elegant Habenaria
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elegant cat's ears
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elegantly
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elegiacs (current term)
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Literary usage of Elegiacs

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1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"Bishop William's memorial elegiacs on the date of the primate's assassination are to be found in one manuscript of the ' Chronicle of Ger- vase of ..."

2. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1883)
"The Rhymester, muling in City Slums, indulges in elegiacs concerning possible Elysia for the City Children. " The value of (mall open ¬ępaces in ..."

3. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"... Between them [in the poll] and us [in the honour-Hits] there is a great gulf fixed," etc. elegiacs. (. ..."

4. English Metrists by Thomas Stewart Omond (1903)
"Except some juvenile "leonine elegiacs," Tennyson published no other quasi-Classic verse, though "The Daisy," "To FD Maurice," and other poems are modelled ..."

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