En`core" (?), adv. ∨ interj. [F. The last part of the word is fr. L. hora hour. See Hour.] Once more; again; -- used by the auditors and spectators of plays, concerts, and other entertainments, to call for a repetition of a particular part.


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En`core", n.

A call or demand (as, by continued applause) for a repetition; as, the encores were numerous.


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En`core", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Encored (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Encoring.]

To call for a repetition or reappearance of; as, to encore a song or a singer.

[Rebecca] insisted upon encoring one of the duets. Thackeray.


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