Definition of Counterplots

1. Noun. (plural of counterplot) ¹



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Definition of Counterplots

1. counterplot [v] - See also: counterplot

Lexicographical Neighbors of Counterplots

counterpicketing
counterpickets
counterplan
counterplans
counterplay
counterplayer
counterplayers
counterplays
counterplea
counterplead
counterpleaded
counterpleading
counterpleads
counterpleas
counterplot
counterplots (current term)
counterplotted
counterplotter
counterplotters
counterplotting
counterploy
counterploys
counterpoint
counterpointed
counterpointing
counterpoints
counterpoise
counterpoised
counterpoises
counterpoising

Literary usage of Counterplots

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Virgin Islands, Our New Possessions: And the British Islands by Theodoor Hendrik Nikolaas de Booy, John Thomson Faris (1918)
"PLOTS AND counterplots—A BLUFF THAT SUCCEEDED—A VISITOR WHO DEED OF MORTIFICATION—A CONFLAGRATION THAT PROMOTED HEALTH —AN ABANDONED ISLAND RESCUED BY ..."

2. Pemberton by Henry Peterson (1873)
"PLOTS AND counterplots. Great kings by humble means are set at naught. Great fishes are in tiny meshes caught. Great lakes by little leaks do melt away. ..."

3. A Short History of the Kingdom of Ireland from the Earliest Times to the by Charles George Walpole (1885)
"... V. PLOTS AND counterplots. AD 1643-1649. THE news of an accommodation with the Irish insurgents was received in England with the greatest indignation. ..."

4. Short History of England by Charles McLean Andrews (1912)
"Plots and counterplots. — The activities of the semi- nary priests and Roman Catholic conspirators on one side, and the raids of Hawkins and Drake on ..."

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