Definition for EP'I-LOGUE

EP'I-LOGUE, n. [ep'ilog; L. epilogus, from Gr. επιλογος, conclusion; επιλεγω, to conclude; επι and λεγω, to speak.]

  1. In oratory, a conclusion; the closing part of a discourse, in which the principal matters are recapitulated. Encyc.
  2. In the drama, a speech or short poem addressed to the spectators by one of the actors, after the conclusion of the play.

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