I said, "I had not;" and desired he would explain to me "what he meant by such an appellation, applied to a mortal creature."
In talking, they forget the common appellation of things, and the names of persons, even of those who are their nearest friends and relations.
But having here accidentally mentioned a minister of state, he commanded me, some time after, to inform him, "what species of Yahoo I particularly meant by that appellation."
I expressed my uneasiness at his giving me so often the appellation of Yahoo, an odious animal, for which I had so utter a hatred and contempt: I begged he would forbear applying that word to me, and make the same order in his family and among his friends whom he suffered to see me.
Neither has their language any more than a general appellation for those maladies, which is borrowed from the name of the beast, and called hnea-yahoo, or Yahoo’s evil; and the cure prescribed is a mixture of their own dung and urine, forcibly put down the Yahoo’s throat.
There are no more uses of "appellation" in the book.
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Addison peered over his glasses at Enoch and said, "And by what appellation, dare I ask, are you denominated?"
Ransom Riggs -- Hollow City
In fact, it becomes even more troubling a notion to consider how quickly the memory of the store will fade away, once it reopens as something else, say a bookshop or a beauty salon, and how swiftly, too, the appellation of "Doc Hata" will dwindle and pass from the talk of the town, if it’s not completely gone already.