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to address by .
to utter an .
Historical Examples

But Janet kept her ground, and continued to weep and wail and apostrophize the dead mother, or appeal to the orphan child.
Cruel As The Grave Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth

With thoughts like these, however un-novel, I apostrophize ‘My Boy:’
The Knickerbocker, Vol. 10, No. 5, November 1837 Various

He has settled on our flagstaffs, and has been seen by certain and sundry poets who apostrophize him in verse.
The Arena Various

Frequently as I walked along did I apostrophize myself in terms of the highest approbation.
The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan James Morier

So vivid was this impression, that it impelled him to apostrophize the statue.
Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 1. No 1, June 1850 Various

Often he would take this picture out and apostrophize it, just as he would the uncut gems that he always carried in his pockets.
Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 7 Elbert Hubbard

He worshiped what he called thoughts, would rave about a thought in the abstract, apostrophize an uncaught idea.
Home Again George MacDonald

There is entire liberty; prince or artizan, all are equal; each may apostrophize a mask.
Seeing Europe with Famous Authors, Volume 7 Various

Truly we might apostrophize Freedom in the words of the Hebrew prophet: “Who is this that cometh with her garments dyed in blood?”
The Power of Womanhood, or Mothers and Sons Ellice Hopkins

He turned abruptly and walked off, leaving Drake to apostrophize his eccentricity and seek consolation with Marie.
Sinister Street, vol. 1 Compton Mackenzie

(transitive) (rhetoric) to address an apostrophe to


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