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See also: éloge
eloge (plural eloges)
- (obsolete) An expression of praise.
- A statement or disquisition in praise of someone who has died.
- 2008, Richard Holmes, The Age of Wonder, HarperPress, published 2009, page 430:
- In a later éloge, Georges Cuvier called it, with pardonable exaggeration, ‘in some respects the last words of a dying Plato’.
- Specifically, the statement made by a new member of the French Academy about his predecessor.