Dittology Dit*tol"o*gy, n. [Gr. dittologi`a. Attic form of dissologi`a repetition of words: ? twofold + ? to speak.] A double reading, or twofold interpretation, as of a Scripture text. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • dittology — noun A double reading or interpretation of a text …   Wiktionary

  • dittology — dit·tol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • dittology — täləjē noun ( es) Etymology: Greek dittologia, dissologia repetition of a word, from dittos, dissos + logia logy : a double reading or twofold interpretation (as of a biblical text) …   Useful english dictionary

  • dittograph —   n. letter or word repeated unintentionally in writing or copying.    ♦ dittology, n. two different interpretations of same text …   Dictionary of difficult words

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