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Epilogue


EP'ILOGUE, noun ep'ilog. [Latin epilogus, from Gr. conclusion; to conclude; to speak.]

1. In oratory, a conclusion; the closing part of a discourse, in which the principal matters are recapitulated.

2. In the drama, a speech or short poem addressed to the spectators by one of the actors, after the conclusion of the play.