ecbole

Ecbole

Ec"bo*le\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a throwing out, a digression, fr. ? to throw out; ? out of + ? to throw.] (Rhet.) A digression in which a person is introduced speaking his own words.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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