from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An additional name or title; a name added to another, as expressive of some act, achievement, etc.; a surname.
- noun Resemblance in sound between one word and another, especially by alliteration; also, the practice of using in close proximity to one another words which resemble each other in sound (see
annomination): as, “Scott of Scotstarvet's Staggering State of Scots Statesmen.”
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun rare A surname.
- noun Paronomasia; also, alliteration; annomination.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun rhetoric A
paronomasia, or allusionof one word to another
- noun rhetoric An
- noun rhetoric
- noun rhetoric Assigning to a proper name its literal or homophonic meaning.
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From Latin agnominatio.
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