Definition of Encomion

1. n. Encomium; panegyric.



Definition of Encomion

1. Noun. (obsolete) encomium; panegyric ¹

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Definition of Encomion

1. encomium [n ENCOMIA] - See also: encomium

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Encomion

encolour
encoloured
encolouring
encolours
encolure
encolures
encomber
encombered
encombering
encomberment
encombers
encomia
encomiast
encomiastic
encomiasts
encomion (current term)
encomium
encomiums
encore

Literary usage of Encomion

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1. The Complete Poems of Richard Barnfield by Richard Barnfield, Roxburghe Club (1876)
"Besides the fac-similes of the original title-pages of the encomion of Lady Pecunia, &c. (1598) there precede it (in print) the title-page of the new ..."

2. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1910)
"the latter had already appeared in the Poems in divers Humors attached to The encomion of Lady Pecunia, by Richard Barnfield, published in 1598, ..."

3. A Bibliographical and Critical Account of the Rarest Books in the English by John Payne Collier (1866)
"... in a work which then hore the following title : — " The encomion of Lady ... putting forth a new impression of his " encomion " under a different title, ..."

4. A New General Biographical Dictionary by Hugh James Rose (1857)
"His encomion of the Lady Pecunia, 1598, was reprinted by Sir A. Boswell for the Roxburgh Club, in 1816. BARNHAM, (Sir Francis,) of ..."

5. Transactions of the Royal Society of Literature of the United Kingdom by Royal Society of Literature (Great Britain) (1856)
"The encomion is called an Epic encomion. I am not aware of any other instance in which this epithet is applied to the ..."

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