Definition of Tropology

1. n. A rhetorical mode of speech, including tropes, or changes from the original import of the word.



Definition of Tropology

1. Noun. The use of a trope. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tropology

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Medical Definition of Tropology

1. A rhetorical mode of speech, including tropes, or changes from the original import of the word. Origin: Gr.; a trope + discourse: cf. F. Tropologie. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tropology

tropist
tropistic
tropists
tropo-
tropocollagen
tropocollagens
tropoelastin
tropologic
tropological
tropologically
tropologies
tropologize
tropologized
tropologizes
tropologizing
tropology (current term)
tropolone
tropolones
tropometer
tropomodulin
tropomyosin
tropomyosin kinase
tropomyosins
tropone
tropones
troponin
troponin I
troponin c
troponin phosphatase
troponins

Literary usage of Tropology

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1. The Mediaeval Mind: A History of the Development of Thought and Emotion in by Henry Osborn Taylor (1919)
"... to those advancing in faith, the food of allegory; to the strenuous and sweating doers of good works, satiety in the savoury refection of tropology; ..."

2. The Expositor edited by Samuel Cox, William Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt (1883)
"The spiritual sense is that in which the things signified again foreshadow other things, and this sense is divisible into Allegory, tropology, ..."

3. A Text-book of the History of Doctrines by Karl Rudolf Hagenbach (1861)
"The moral (relative to the soul of every individual Christian). Rabanus Maurus spoke of a fourfold sense : 1. History ; 2. Allegory; 3. tropology; 4. ..."

4. The Prophecies of Isaiah: A New Translation with Commentary and Appendices by Thomas Kelly Cheyne (1889)
"Among Christian teachers, St. Jerome probably owes much to Origen, like whom he expatiates freely in the allegoric mysticism of 'tropology.1 His merit, ..."

5. Neuman and Baretti's Dictionary of the Spanish and English Languages by Henry Neuman, Giuseppe Baretti (1851)
"tropology, a moral discourse. TROPO, sm. Trope, a rhetorical change of a word from its original meaning. ..."

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