| Definition -
A figure of speech where the same word or clause is repeated after intervening words.
1. That which is characterized by epanalepsis is epanaleptic.
"[They said] 'In three weeks England will have her neck wrung like a chicken.'
Some chicken; some neck."
Etymology - The word derives from the Greek epi, in addition + ana, again + lepsis, a taking.
Oxford English Dictionary - Its first citation is from 1584:
"*Epanalepsis, which signifieth to take backe."
( D. Fenner Artes Logike & Rethorike sig. D3v, )