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  • Lexigraphy — Lex*ig ra*phy (l[e^]ks*[i^]g r[.a]*f[y^]), n. [Gr. le xis word + graphy: cf. F. lexigraphie.] The art or practice of defining words; definition of words. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lexigraphy — noun a) The representation of words in writing. ‘Semasiography’ and ‘lexigraphy’ are the two categories of writing, and logography is one type of lexigraphy. b) A system of writing in which there is a one to one correspondence between symbols and …   Wiktionary

  • lexigraphy — lex·ig·ra·phy …   English syllables

  • lexigraphy —   n. art of definition of words; writing with characters each one representing a word.    ♦ lexigraphic(al), a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • lexigraphy — n. a system of writing in which each character represents a word. Etymology: Gk lexis (see LEXICON) + GRAPHY …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fruit (slang) — Fruit and Fruit cake (as well as many variations) are slang Sexual s te. dyke.cite web first=Danny title=Strange Fruit publisher=Nighttours.com date=2007 url =http://www.nighttours.nl/amsterdam/gayguide/strange fruit.php accessdate=2007 11 15]… …   Wikipedia

  • Lexigraphic — Lex i*graph ic (l[e^]ks [i^]*gr[a^]f [i^]k), a. [Cf. F. lexigraphique.] Of or pertaining to lexigraphy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Writing system — Predominant scripts at the national level, with selected regional and minority scripts. Alphabet Latin Cyrillic Latin Greek …   Wikipedia

  • Alcohol in the Bible — Alcoholic beverages appear repeatedly in biblical literature – from Noah planting a vineyard and getting drunk in the Hebrew Bible [http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Ge+9:20 27 Ge 9:20–27] ] to Jesus in the New Testament miraculously… …   Wikipedia

  • lexicography — Synonyms and related words: criticism, cryptanalysis, cryptography, cryptology, diagnostics, epigraphy, exegetics, glossography, hermeneutics, lexicology, lexigraphy, literary criticism, metoposcopy, oneirology, onomasiology, onomastics,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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