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epistolography

[ ih-pis-tl-og-ruh-fee ]
/ ɪˌpɪs tlˈɒg rə fi /
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noun

the practices and principles of letter writing; art of epistolary composition.

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Origin of epistolography

1885–90; <Latin epistol(a) epistle + -o- + -graphy
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Example sentences from the Web for epistolography

  • It is hardly strange that Callirhoe concealed this masterpiece of epistolography from her jealous husband, Chaereas.

    Essays on the Greek Romances|Elizabeth Hazelton Haight
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