epanadiplosis
Definition - A figure of speech where a sentence begins and ends with the same word.

Example -
"Paul Revere" to his servants and to his children "Revered Paul."

Etymology -
The word derives from the Greek epi, in addition + ana, again + diplosis, a doubling.

Oxford English Dictionary -
Its first citation is from 1678:
"*Epanadiplosis … a Rhetorical figure wherein a sentence begins and ends with the same word; as
Severe to his servants, to his children severe."
(Phillips, The New World of Words )



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