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.

Example -

"[They said] 'In three weeks England will have her neck wrung like a chicken.'
Some chicken; some neck."
(Winston Churchill)

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, )

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