Definition of Envoi

1. Noun. A brief stanza concluding certain forms of poetry.

Exact synonyms: Envoy
Generic synonyms: Stanza



Definition of Envoi

1. Noun. A short stanza at the end of a poem, used either to address a person or to comment on the preceding body of the poem. ¹

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Definition of Envoi

1. the closing of a poem or prose work [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Envoi

envisagement
envisagements
envisager
envisagers
envisages
envisaging
envision
envisioned
envisioner
envisioners
envisioning
envisionings
envisionment
envisionments
envisions
envoi (current term)
envois
envoke
envokes
envolume
envolumed
envolumes
envoluming
envolve
envolved
envolvement
envolvements
envolver
envolvers
envolves

Literary usage of Envoi

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1896)
"Thou Self-sub sistent. Living Lord! Thy grace against that day afford. envoi TO 'THE LIGHT OF ASIA' AH, ..."

2. The Life and Death of Jason: A Poem by William Morris (1871)
"... L' envoi. TTERE are we for the last time face to face, Thou and I, Book, before I bid thee speed Upon thy perilous ..."

3. The New Poetry: An Anthology by Alice Corbin Henderson (1917)
"envoi Oh, seek me not within a tomb— Thou shalt not find me in the clay! I pierce a little wall of gloom To mingle with the day! ..."

4. Works by Washington Irving (1894)
"X'envoi* Go, little booke, God send thee good passage, And specially let this be thy ... envoi."

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