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Definitionword or words by which someone or something is known or classified — such as a person or wine-growing region
- What's your name now, — P?' said my aunt, as a compromise for the obnoxious appellation.Chapters 34-36 (14% in)
- This fact, my dear sir, combined with the distinguished elevation to which your talents have raised you, deters me from presuming to aspire to the liberty of addressing the companion of my youth, by the familiar appellation of Copperfield!Chapters 49-51 (1% in)
- ' "In an accumulation of Ignominy, Want, Despair, and Madness, I entered the office — or, as our lively neighbour the Gaul would term it, the Bureau — of the Firm, nominally conducted under the appellation of Wickfield and — HEEP, but in reality, wielded by — HEEP alone.Chapters 52-54 (23% in)
There are no more uses of "appellation" in David Copperfield.
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