|di-a'-co-pee||from Gk. diakopto, “to cut in two, cut through”|
|Repetition of a word with one or more between, usually to express deep feeling.|
Shakespeare's Tempest opens a terrible storm frightens those aboard
a ship, of which one proclaims
"All lost! To prayers, to prayers! All lost!"
|Sources:||Peacham (1577) I3v; Putt. (1589) 211 ("ploche," "the doubler")|