Definitions

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  • n. Archaic form of paronomasia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Paronomasia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as paronomasia.

Etymologies

Compare French paronomasie. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • -- _Guide_, etc., pp. 28, 29.] [13] {19} [The "real Bonivard" might have indulged in and, perhaps, prided himself on this feeble and irritating _paronomasy_; but nothing can be less in keeping with the bearing and behaviour of the tragic and sententious Bonivard of the legend.] [14] [Compare --

    The Works of Lord Byron. Vol. 4

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