Examples from the Web for encomiast
Again the Encomiast seizes the opportunity to describe a Northern fleet.
A man of genius may securely laugh at a mode of attack by which his reviler, in half a century or less, becomes his encomiast.Literary Remains (1)|Coleridge
She was evidently beautiful, gifted, and attractive: her flattering Encomiast describes her as of great beauty and wisdom.
What this encomiast says in a rhetorical tone was literally true.The Caesars|Thomas de Quincey
Sherstone, says the Encomiast, gained for Thurkil a large share of the fatherland.
British Dictionary definitions for encomiast
Word Origin for encomiast
Word Origin and History for encomiast
c.1600, from Greek enkomiastes "one who praises," from enkomiazein, from enkomion (see encomium). Related: Encomiastic (1590s).