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" Alliteration is the repetition of the same letter at the begin-ning of two or more words immediately succeeding each other, or at short intervals... "
An American Dictionary of the English Language: Exhibiting the Origin ... - Page 25
by Noah Webster - 1846 - 1079 pages
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XX Century Cyclopaedia and Atlas: Biography, History, Art, Science ..., Volume 1

1901
...Iowa, in 1.S7S elected to US Senate, of which body he has since been nn iible member. Alliteration, the repetition of the same letter at the beginning...immediately succeeding each other, or at short intervals; aa many wen many ttiinda; death i/efies the f/octor. . 'Apt alliteration's artful «id.' ClmrrAliill....
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Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - Criticism - 1903 - 195 pages
...as, — " Lightly and brightly breaks away The morning from her mantle gray." Alliteration is the use of the same letter at the beginning of two or more words or syllables in the same verse or successive verses. It was the determining principle in Anglo-Saxon...
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Abbreviations and Technical Terms Used in Book Catalogs and Bibliographies ...

Frank Keller Walter - Abbreviations - 1912 - 167 pages
...erschienen; //. fin qui; non si é pubblicato altro; Sp. todo publicado; Sw. allt utgifvet. alliteration. The repetition of the same letter at the beginning...immediately succeeding each other, or at short intervals. Webster. Dan. Bogstavrim; Du. stafrijm; Fr. allitération; Ger. Stabreim; It. alliterazione; Sp. aliteracion;...
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Standard Up-to-date Practical Letter Writer: A Comprehensive and Practical ...

Edward Jefferson Strong - Commercial correspondence - 1912 - 275 pages
...Do you not know, John, that you are breaking your mother's heart? Allitera.tion An alliteration is the repetition of the same letter at the beginning of two or more words. Example. — The summer sun shines upon the sand along the shore. EupHemiam Euphemism is a softened...
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Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive ..., Volume 1

Charles Morris - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1921
...at Brussels in 1892. Alliteration (a-lit-er-a'shun), the *•*"•• ' """ repetition of the earn» letter at the beginning of two or more •words immediately succeeding each other, or at short intervals ; as ' many men many minds ' ; ' death defies the doctor.' ' .4pt alliteration's artful aid ' Churchhill....
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A Manual of English Gujarati Dictionary

N. R. Ranina - English language - 2003 - 640 pages
...lacerta, л lizard.] A crocodile: -ЧЧ<; JJ*4liAlliteration, («*Й»гНк) n.[L.ad $ litera, a letter.] The repetition of the same letter at the beginning of two or more words in close succession:^/ ' Allocate, ( aniSilH ) vt. [L. ad $• locus, a place. ] To distribute; to...
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Method Mania: Activities to Teach Written Expression Skills & Strategies

Lynne Ecenbarger - Family & Relationships - 2007 - 168 pages
...and the Anthem Alliteration Alliteration is the repetition of the same sound, usually of a consonant, at the beginning of two or more words immediately succeeding each other or at short intervals. Open Book Alliteration Ask students to close their eyes and point to any page in an open book. They...
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A Handbook of English

Harvard University - English language - 1940 - 89 pages
..."We expect to see fresh Humes and Burkes" (historians). IV. Miscellaneous Figures. 1. Alliteration is the repetition of the same letter at the beginning of two or more words. " Five wiles weandering in a mazy wotion." 2. Apostrophe is a personification accompanied by an address...
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The Juvenile companion, and Sunday-school hive [afterw.] The ..., Volume 4

1873
...blamed, but cannot be shamed. In many other proverbs there is what is called alliteration, that is, the repetition of the same letter at the beginning of two or more words, as for example : — Look before you leap ; — Like priest, like people ; — Love laughs at locksmiths...
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English-Assamese Dictionary

Makhan Lal Chaliha - Assamese language - 2002 - 474 pages
...Allinm, n. ÏTÇ^ garlic. Alliance, *. f^TtCCC? ^TT^i ( 2 ) îTftu I Alliteration, n. alliteration is the repetition of the same letter at the beginning of two or more Alligator, n. Allocate, v. n. allocation Allodium, n. Allopathy, я. The ordinary medical practice,...
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