from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A piece of writing in code or cipher. Also called cryptograph.
  • n. A figure or representation having a secret or occult significance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A type of word puzzle in which text encoded by a simple cipher is to be decoded.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A cipher writing. Same as cryptograph.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A message or writing in secret characters or otherwise occult; a cryptograph.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a piece of writing in code or cipher


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