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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Elegiast One who composes elegies.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n elegiast An elegist.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Elegiast a writer of elegies
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L.,—Gr. elegos, a lament.


In literature:

The winds and the pattering rain, says the Roman elegiast, assist the sleeper.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 377, March 1847" by Various