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.
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