Definition of “epigraph” - English Dictionary

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“epigraph” in British English

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epigraphnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈep.ɪ.ɡrɑːf/ us /ˈep.ə.ɡræf/ specialized

a saying or a part of a poem, play, or book put at the beginning of a piece of writing to give the reader some idea of what the piece is about

(Definition of “epigraph” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)