Amphibology

• (n.) A phrase, discourse, or proposition, susceptible of two interpretations; and hence, of uncertain meaning. It differs from equivocation, which arises from the twofold sense of a single term.
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amphibology

<study> A phrase, discourse, or proposition, susceptible of two interpretations; and hence, of uncertain meaning. It differs from equivocation, which arises from the twofold sense of a single term. ... Origin: L. Amphibologia, Gr.ambiguous: cf. F. Amphibologie. ... (04 Mar 1998) ...
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amphibology

amphiboly noun an ambiguous grammatical construction; e.g., `they are flying planes` can mean either that someone is flying planes or that something is flying planes
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Amphibology

Am`phi·bol'o·gy (ăm`fĭ*bol'o*jȳ) noun ; plural Amphibologies (- jĭz). [ Latin amphibologia , for amphibolia , from Greek 'amfiboli`a , with the ending -logia as if from Greek 'amfi`bolos ambiguous + lo`gos
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amphibology

ambiguity in language; dual grammatical meaning
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amphibology

amphibology, amphibological, amphibologically, amphibolous A phrase or sentence that can be interpreted in two ways, usually because of the grammatical construction rather than the meanings of the words themselves. The phrase 'the boy on the chair with a broken leg' is an amphibology.
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amphibology

[n] - an ambiguous grammatical construction
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