from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A figure of orthography, consisting in writing a letter double which is usually written single, as, in Greek
τοσσ, σ1όςfor τοσός.
- n. In rhetoric, repetition of a word or name for the sake of emphasis: as,“O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets,” Mat. xxiii. 37. Also called epizeuxis.
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