Bo*car"do (?), n. [A mnemonic word.]

1. Logic

A form of syllogism of which the first and third propositions are particular negatives, and the middle term a universal affirmative.

Baroko and Bocardo have been stumbling blocks to the logicians. Bowen.


A prison; -- originally the name of the old north gate in Oxford, which was used as a prison.




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