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" MV a-phor, n.(Gr.meta, phero) a figure of speech by which the name and properties of one object are ascribed to another. "
The English vocabulary; or spelling book, compiled for the use of Ackworth ... - Page 123
by Ackworth sch - 1854
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A dictionary of the English language

Alexander Reid - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1844 - 563 pages
...changer of form. Mt-amr'pho-sis,n. change of form or shape. Met'a-phor,n.(Gr.meia,j>Am>)afigure of speech by which the name and properties of one object are ascribed to another. Met-a-phor'i-cal, a. figurative ; not literal. Met-a-phor'i-cal-ly, ad. figuratively. Mt'a-phor-ist,...
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A Dictionary of the English Language, Containing the Pronunciation ...

Alexander Reid - English language - 1845 - 564 pages
...different form. Met-a-mor'pho-ser, n. a changer of form. Met-a-mGr'pho-sis,n.change of form or shape. of speech by which the name and properties of one object are ascribed to another. Mfit-a-ph&r'i-cal, a. figurative ; not literal. Met-a-phor'i-cul-ly, ad. figuratively. MeVa-phor-ist,...
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A dictionary of the English language

Robert Sullivan - English language - 1847 - 384 pages
...shape. ttetamor'phoser, *. я changer of form. Mctamor'phosis, . л transformation. Jiot'aphor, . a figure of speech by which the name and properties of one object are ascribed to another. Metaphorlc, Metaphorical, a. figurative. Metaphorically, ad. figuratively. Met'aphoriat, s. a maker...
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A new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing ..., Volume 2

John Craig (F.G.S.) - 1849
...mot-a-mawr-fos'te-kal, a. Relating to or affected by mtamorphosa.-'. METAPHOR, mct'a-fur, . (metaphom, Gr.) A figure of speech, by which the name and properties of one object are ascribed to another ; a short similitude ; a similitude reduced to a single word. METAPUORIC, mct-a-for'ik, ( a. IWatingto...
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A dictionary of the English language

Alexander Reid - 1849
...Mt-amr'pho-ser, n. a changer of form. Met-a-mor'pho-sis,n.changeofformorshape. MV a-phor, n.(Gr.meta, phero) a figure of speech by which the name and properties of one object are ascribed to another. Met-a-phor'i-cal, a. figurative ; not literal Mt-a-phor'i-cal-ly, ad. figuratively. Mt'a-phor-ist,...
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A Dictionary of the English Language

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1862
...: *. a transformation. Met'ftmor"phosis, *. a change of form, as from a caterpillar to a butterfly. Met'aphor, . a figure of speech by which the name...properties of one object are ascribed to another. Metaphor'ic, Metaphorical, a. figurative. Metaphorically, ad. figuratively. Met'aphrase, s. a literal...
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The grammar-school dictionary, a dictionary of the English language

Grammar school dictionary - 1867
...myrrh ; ol, buy, our, no*, new ; ede,-em, raice, tis, hin. Mt'a-phor, [Gr. phero,] n. a figure of speech by which the name and properties of one object are ascribed to another. Met-a-phr'ic-al, a. expressing similitude ; figurative. Met'a-phrase, [Gr. phrasis,] n. a verbal...
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Webster's etymological dictionary, with the meanings revised and many ...

Noah Webster - 1869
...Met-a-morph'o-sis, [Gr.,] n. change of form, us from a caterpillar to a bu.t rlly. Mt'a-phor, [Gr. pTicro,] n. a figure of speech by which the name and properties of one object are ascribed to another. Met-a-phor'ic-al, a. expressing similitude ; figurative. Mct'a-phrse, [G r. phrases, ] n. a verbal...
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A smaller English dictionary

John Ogilvie - English language - 1872 - 472 pages
...me'tri-fer,?i. -4 carrying over; a transferring of a word from its proper signification to a different one; a figure of speech by which the name and properties of one object are ascribed to another; a simile without the sign. [Fr. mdtapJtore; Gr. meta, am\pher6, to carry.] METAPHORICAL 240 MIGHT Metaphorical,...
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Notes of lessons for young teachers, with models from the government ...

John Taylor (insurance agent.) - 1880
...can no more cover truth, and limit its area, than you can hide the light of the sun. A metaphor is a figure of speech by which the name and properties of one object are ascribed to another. Thus, in the phrase ' the clouds of adversity," we compare adversity to the clouds. They are different...
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