Etymology: (term, sc=Grek, , tr=epistolé)
- A letter, or a literary composition in the form of a letter.
- 1748. David Hume. Enquiry concerning Human Understanding. Section 3. Â§ 5.
- : he may be hurried from this plan by the vehemence of thought, as in an ode, or drop it carlessly, as in an or essay
- (Christianity) One of the letters included as a book of the New Testament.
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