An"ec*dote (#), n. [F. anecdote, fr. Gr. not published; priv. + given out, to give out, to publish; out + to give. See Dose, n.]

1. pl.

Unpublished narratives.

Burke.

2.

A particular or detached incident or fact of an interesting nature; a biographical incident or fragment; a single passage of private life.

 

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