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amphibolies


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Amphiboly  \Am*phib"o*ly\,  n.;  pl  {Amphibolies}.  [L.  amphibolia 
  Gr  ?:  cf  OE  amphibolie.  See  {Amphibolous}.] 
  Ambiguous  discourse;  amphibology. 
 
  If  it  oracle  contrary  to  our  interest  or  humor,  we  will 
  create  an  amphiboly,  a  double  meaning  where  there  is 
  none.  --Whitlock. 




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