Definitions

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  • adj. Relating to letters or epistles; in the form or style of letters; epistolary.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to letters or epistles; in the form or style of letters; epistolary.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to letters or epistles; epistolary.

Etymologies

from Latin epīstolicus, from Ancient Greek ἐπιστολικός (epistolikos, "suited to or in the style of a letter"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Being an inveterate experimentalist though, every other story ended up being told as some non-linear, multi-viewpoint mosaic (like the Jack Flash sections) or in an epistolic form as letters and journal entries (like in the Caucasus sections).

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » AUTHOR INTERVIEW: Hal Duncan

  • They've had to either in person or by letter submit a resignation to the pope, presumably they talked first to the epistolic nuncio, and then it rests with the pope to decide whether or not to accept a resignation.

    CNN Transcript Apr 11, 2002

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