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 Eclip’tic.Ecne’phia. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ec’logue (2 syl.).
 
Pastoral poetry not expressed in rustic speech, but in the most refined and elegant of which the language is capable. (Greek, meaning “elegant extracts,” “select poetry.”)   1
 


 Eclip’tic.Ecne’phia. 

 
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