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Appellation meaning

appellation - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. The act of appealing; appeal.
  2. 2. The act of calling by a name.
  3. 3. The word by which a particular person or thing is called and known; name; title; designation.
  4. 4. A name by which a thing is called; title.

appellation - examples of usage

  1. A large mansion- house stood in the centre of it, very much out of repair, and which, in consequence of certain reports, had received the appellation of the Haunted House. - "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists", Washington Irving.
  2. I have been greatly delighted, however, at meeting with some traces of my old favourite, Robin Goodfellow, though under a different appellation from any of those by which I have heretofore heard him called. - "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists", Washington Irving.
  3. I use this rural title partly because it is his universal appellation throughout the neighbourhood, and partly because it saves me the frequent repetition of his name, which is one of those rough old English names at which Frenchmen exclaim in despair. - "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists", Washington Irving.
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