Pronounced: ah-DRAY, noun

Notes: I didn’t know this word

Yesterday’s word

The word allocute means “to make a formal speech, especially by a defendant after being found guilty and before being sentenced in a court”

First usage

This word came into English in the mid-1800s

Background / Comments

Our word came from allocution (a formal speech), which comes from the Latin word allocution, which came from loqui (to speak).

Published by Richard

Christian, lover-of-knowledge, Texan, and other things.

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