from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a eulogy

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The praise bestowed on a person or thing; panegyric; eulogy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as elogy.


Latin elogium a short saying, an inscription, from Ancient Greek ἐλεγεία (elegeia, "elegy"). (Wiktionary)



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  • In 1128 he held a council in Troves for the express purpose of defining the role of those new soldier-monks, and a few years later he wrote an elogium on them and drew up their rule, seventy-two articles.
    --Umberto Eco, 1988, Foucault's Pendulum, p. 82

    September 29, 2008