epithet (n.) Old form(s): Epithat, epithite, Epithites , Epythite
turn of phrase, expression
E3 II.i.30[King Edward to himself] With epithets and accents of the Scot
LLL V.i.15[Nathaniel to Holofernes] A most singular and choice epithet
LLL V.ii.171[Boyet to Berowne, of referring to the ladies as 'sun-beamed'] They will not answer to that epithet
MA V.ii.61[Benedick to Beatrice, of the phrase 'suffer love'] A good epithet
Oth I.i.14[Iago to Roderigo] a bombast circumstance / Horribly stuffed with epithets of war

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