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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ep·i·taph /ˈɛpəˌtæf/
 墓誌銘,碑文

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ep·i·taph n.
 1. An inscription on, or at, a tomb, or a grave, in memory or commendation of the one buried there; a sepulchral inscription.
    Hang her an epitaph upon her tomb.   --Shak.
 2. A brief writing formed as if to be inscribed on a monument, as that concerning Alexander: “Sufficit huic tumulus, cui non sufficeret orbis.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ep·i·taph, v. t. To commemorate by an epitaph. [R.]
    Let me be epitaphed the inventor of English hexameters.   --G. Harvey.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ep·i·taph, v. i. To write or speak after the manner of an epitaph. [R.]
    The common in their speeches epitaph upon him . . . =\“He lived as a wolf and died as a dog.”\=   --Bp. Hall.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 epitaph
      n 1: an inscription on a tombstone or monument in memory of the
           person buried there
      2: a summary statement of commemoration for a dead person