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- n. A phrase in which the initial (usually consonantal) sounds of two or more of the main words are accidentally transposed. It is a synonym of spoonerism.
Named after a Polish count who suffered from accidental sound transpositions. (Wiktionary)
Douglas I. Pirus Garden Grove, California I. his letter [XI.,1] R. Antony Percy mentions the word marrowsky in lower case.
Sixth Chambers and Webster's Second give the word marrowsky, with the supposed origin of a Polish count.