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  • noun Plural form of acrostic.

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Examples

  • When this method fails, they have two others more effectual, which the learned among them call acrostics and anagrams.

    Gulliver's Travels

  • The date of his panegyric, written, according to the taste of the age, in vile acrostics, is settled by Scaliger ad

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • [5] “When this method fails, they have two others more effectual, which the learned among them call acrostics and anagrams.

    Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World

  • "When this method fails, they have two others more effectual, which the learned among them call acrostics and anagrams.

    Gulliver's Travels

  • "When this method fails, they have two others more effectual, which the learned among them call acrostics and anagrams.

    Gulliver's Travels

  • "When this method fails, they have two others more effectual, which the learned among them call acrostics and anagrams.

    Gulliver's Travels

  • Our acrostics are a trifle smarter, but all run into one form.

    The Red Redmaynes

  • She showed them some curious valentines, whose initials spelled names or words, and were called acrostics, and told of some quaint old-fashioned valentines that had been sent to her grandmother.

    Marjorie's New Friend

  • There is another near relation of the anagrams and acrostics, which is commonly called a chronogram.

    Essays and Tales

  • In the Berkshires, society indulged in sports such as hunting and riding, and in-home entertainments like card games, acrostics, and amateur theatrics.

    The New York Social Season | Edwardian Promenade

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