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- n. A complicated, interlocking word-order pattern in early Latin verse, demonstrated by Virgil and his contemporaries.
- n. A confused mixture.
- n. Confused arrangement of words in a sentence;
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A derangement or confusion of any kind, as of words in a sentence, or of humors in the eye.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Confusion or derangement.
- n. In pathology, fluidity of the vitreons humor of the eye.
A synchysis, or ill-placing of words, of which Tully so much complains in oratory.
And the King James 'Bible is capable of synchysis, or ` interlocked word-order': "Yet setteth he the poor on high from affliction, and maketh him families like a flock."
_unto_ is placed last in the verse, and at the half period, and is redundant, there is the former synchysis in the words "the sword, nor surfeits" which in construction ought to have been placed before the other.
[Greek: synchysis] [Errata: [Greek: Synchysis]], or Confusion) was
The Sceptical Chymist or Chymico-Physical Doubts & Paradoxes, Touching the Spagyrist's Principles Commonly call'd Hypostatical; As they are wont to be Propos'd and Defended by the Generality of Alchymists. Whereunto is præmis'd Part of another Discourse relating to the same Subject.
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