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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Words carved on a tomb in memory of the person buried there.

Usage examples (34)
  • And were an epitaph to be my story I'd have a short one ready for my own. I would have written of me on my stone: I had a lover's quarrel with the world.
  • Palfrey and Hedge read Parker's Latin epitaph on Chev, amazed at the bad Latinity.
  • The simplicity of this scene recalls the epitaph which is said to have been written in honor of
  • The epitaph was the production of Pratt, author of Harvest for more
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