Lo*gom"a*chy (?), n. [Gr. ; word + fight, battle, contest: cf. F. logomachie.]

1.

Contention in words merely, or a contention about words; a war of words.

The discussion concerning the meaning of the word " justification" . . . has largely been a mere logomachy. L. Abbott.

2.

A game of word making.

 

© Webster 1913.

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