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amphigory


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Amphigory  \Am"phi*go*ry\,  n.  [F.  amphigouri,  of  uncertain 
  derivation;  perh.  fr  Gr  ?  +  ?  a  circle.] 
  A  nonsense  verse;  a  rigmarole,  with  apparent  meaning,  which 
  on  further  attention  proves  to  be  meaningless.  [Written  also 
  {amphigouri}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  amphigory 
  n  :  nonsensical  writing  (usually  verse)  [syn:  {nonsense  verse}] 




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