Epicede
Epicede Ep"i*cede, n. [L. epicedion, Gr. ? dirge, elegy, fr. ? funereal; ? + ? care, sorrow: cf. F. ['e]pic[`e]de.] A funeral song or discourse; an elegy. [R.] --Donne. [1913 Webster]

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