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Eʹpoch

means that which bounds in or holds in hand. The starting-point of a sequence of events harnessed together like a team of horses; also the whole period of time from one epoch to another. Our present epoch is the Birth of Christ; previous to this epoch it was the Creation of the World. In this latter sense the word is synonymous with era. (Greek, epi-ccho.)

“The incarnation of Christ is the greatest moral epoch in the universe of God.”—Stevens: Parables Unfolded (“The Lost Sheep,” p. 104).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Epicuros. (Latin form, Epicurus.)
Epi-demic
Epigram
Epilepsy
Epimenides
Epiphany
Episemon
Episode
Epistle
Epi-zootic
Epoch
Epode
Epsom Races
Epsom Salts
Equal-to
Equation of Time
Eques Auratus
Equipage
Equity
Era
Eraclius