Definition of Logogriph

1. n. A sort of riddle in which it is required to discover a chosen word from various combinations of its letters, or of some of its letters, which form other words; -- thus, to discover the chosen word chatter form cat, hat, rat, hate, rate, etc.



Definition of Logogriph

1. Noun. Any of several word puzzles in which the clues are in verse ¹

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Definition of Logogriph

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Medical Definition of Logogriph

1. A sort of riddle in which it is required to discover a chosen word from various combinations of its letters, or of some of its letters, which form other words; thus, to discover the chosen word chatter form cat, hat, rat, hate, rate, etc. Origin: Gr. Word + a fishing net, a dark saying, a riddle: F. Logogriphe. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Logogriph

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logoff
logoffs
logogram
logogrammatic
logogrammatically
logograms
logograph
logographer
logographers
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logographical
logographically
logographs
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logogriph (current term)
logogriphs
logoi
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logolept
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logologies
logology
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logomachies

Literary usage of Logogriph

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1. A Handbook of Descriptive Astronomy by George Frederick Chambers (1877)
"logogriph sent by him to Kepler. ... His logogriph.—The bisection of the King discovered by the brothers Ball. ..."

2. Things by Their Right Names, and Other Stories, Fables, and Moral Pieces, in by Barbauld (Anna Letitia), Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (1840)
"logogriph.* FOR man's support, I came, at first, from earth, But man perverts the purpose of my birth ; Beneath his plastic hand new forms I take, ..."

3. Astronomy by Simon Newcomb, Edward Singleton Holden (1883)
"He announced his conclusions in the following logogriph: "aaaaaa ccccc d eeeee gh iiiiiii 1111 mm nnnnnnnnn oooo pp q rr s ttttt uuuuu," which, ..."

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