Elison

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Elison Division; separation.
    • Elison (Gram) The cutting off or suppression of a vowel or syllable, for the sake of meter or euphony; esp., in poetry, the dropping of a final vowel standing before an initial vowel in the following word, when the two words are drawn together.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. elisio, fr. elidere, elisum, to strike out: cf. F. élision,. See Elide

Usage


In news:

Dorothy Helen Croft Elison, 94, of Blackfoot passed away Monday, October 1, 2012 at The Gables in Blackfoot.
Juanita K Packer Elison, 74.
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