Log"o*griph (?), n. [Gr. λογος word + γριφος a fishing net, a dark saying, a riddle: F. logogriphe.]

A sort of riddle in which it is required to discover a chosen word from various combinations of its letters, or of some of its letters, which form other words; -- thus, to discover the chosen word chatter from cat, hat, rat, hate, rate, etc.

B. Jonson.

 

© Webster 1913.

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