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Meaning of EPIGRAPH

Pronunciation:  'epu`graf

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an engraved inscription
  2. [n]  a quotation at the beginning of some piece of writing
 

EPIGRAPH is a 8 letter word that starts with E.

 

 See Also: citation, inscription, lettering, quotation, quote

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ep"i*graph\, n. [Gr. ?, fr. ?: cf. F. ['e]pigraphe.
See {Epigram}.]
1. Any inscription set upon a building; especially, one which
   has to do with the building itself, its founding or
   dedication.

2. (Literature) A citation from some author, or a sentence
   framed for the purpose, placed at the beginning of a work
   or of its separate divisions; a motto.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: banner, banner head, caption, catchword, device, drop head, dropline, epithet, hanger, head, heading, headline, initialing, inscription, jump head, legend, lettering, motto, overline, rubric, running head, running title, scarehead, screamer, slogan, spread, spreadhead, streamer, subhead, subheading, subtitle, superscription, tag line, title, title page, transcription, transliteration, watchword
 

 

 

 

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