palinode definition

  • noun:
    • A poem where author retracts something said in a previous poem.
    • an official declaration of retraction.
    • A poem where writer retracts one thing stated in a youthful poem.
    • An ode recanting, or retracting, a former one; in addition, a repetition of an ode.
    • A retraction; esp., an official retraction.
    • A poetical recantation, or statement despite a former one; a poem which a poet retracts the invectives found in a former satire; thus, a recantation in general.
    • Specifically, in Scots legislation, a solemn recantation demanded as well as problems in actions for defamation.
  • others:
    • To re-tract and take straight back (anything formerly stated or written).
    • To recant.

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