Definition of Epitaphs

1. Noun. (plural of epitaph) ¹



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Definition of Epitaphs

1. epitaph [n] - See also: epitaph

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epitaphs

episymbiont
episymbionts
episymbioses
episymbiosis
episymbiotic
epitaph
epitaphed
epitapher
epitaphers
epitaphial
epitaphic
epitaphics
epitaphing
epitaphist
epitaphists
epitaphs (current term)
epitarsus
epitases
epitasis
epitaxial
epitaxial layer
epitaxially
epitaxic
epitaxies
epitaxy
epitectin
epitendineum
epitenon
epitestosterone
epithalamia

Literary usage of Epitaphs

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1. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes (1864)
"epitaphs ancient and modern in four Parts. 8vo. epitaphs (a booke of) made on the death of Sir Wra. Buttes. Imp. by Myd- dleton, 1583,16mo. Reed, 6835, 15s. ..."

2. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The comparatively few English epitaphs that remain of the i ith and ... In the i3th century French began to be used in writing epitaphs, and most of the ..."

3. Guide to Printed Books and Manuscripts Relating to English and Foreign by Gatfield, George (1892)
"A Collection of epitaphs and Inscriptions in various parts of England, and particularly from the ... epitaphs in various Counties, collected by Ant. à Wood. ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"In classifying epitaphs various principles of division may be adopted. Arranged according to nationality they indicate distinctions of race less clearly ..."

5. The London Magazine by John Scott, John Taylor (1821)
"epitaphs. THERE is a humble, unpretending kind of poetry, limited in its subject ... In the course of a long and busy life, I have read many epitaphs in ..."

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