Equivoke
Equivoque Eq"ui*voque, Equivoke Eq"ui*voke, n. [F. ['e]quivoque. See {Equivocal}.] 1. An ambiguous term; a word susceptible of different significations. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]

2. An equivocation; a guibble. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]


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  • equivoke — noun see equivoque * * * equivoke or equivoque /ekˈwi vōk/ noun 1. An equivocal expression 2. Equivocation 3. A quibble 4. A pun • • • Main Entry: ↑equivocal …   Useful english dictionary

  • equivoke — noun see equivoque …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • equivoke — n. ambiguous term; pun; play on words …   English contemporary dictionary

  • equivoke — n. See equivoque …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • equivoke — eq·ui·voke …   English syllables

  • equivoke —   n. pun; ambiguous remark …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Hieronymus Bosch (groupe) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Bosch et Hieronymus Bosch. Hieronymus Bosch Pays d’origine   …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Equivoque — Eq ui*voque, Equivoke Eq ui*voke, n. [F. [ e]quivoque. See {Equivocal}.] 1. An ambiguous term; a word susceptible of different significations. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] 2. An equivocation; a guibble. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • equivoque — also equivoke noun Etymology: French équivoque, from équivoque equivocal, from Late Latin aequivocus Date: 1599 1. an equivocal word or phrase; specifically pun 2. a. double meaning b. wordplay …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Hieronymus Bosch (группа) — Hieronymus Bosch Основная информация Жанр Те …   Википедия

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