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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • Allusion — Al*lu sion, n. [L. allusio, fr. alludere to allude: cf. F. allusion.] 1. A figurative or symbolical reference. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. A reference to something supposed to be known, but not explicitly mentioned; a covert indication; indirect… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Allusion — An allusion is a figure of speech that makes a reference or representation of or to a well known person, place, event, literary work, myth, or work of art. M.H. Abrams defined allusion as a brief reference, explicit or indirect, to a person,… …   Wikipedia

  • allusion — n. (often foll. by to) a reference, esp. a covert, passing, or indirect one. Usage: Often confused with illusion. Etymology: F allusion or LL allusio (as ALLUDE) …   Useful english dictionary

  • allusion — noun /ʌˈlu.ʒən/ An indirect reference; a hint; a reference to something supposed to be known, but not explicitly mentioned; a covert indication. <! material copied from Websters Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) …   Wiktionary

  • insinuation — insinuation, innuendo mean covert suggestion or a covert allusion to something. Insinuation applies chiefly to a remark, comment, or question which conveys or seems to convey a hint or implication, often one that is discreditable to the person at …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Hidden — Hid den, p. p. & a. from {Hide}. Concealed; put out of view; secret; not known; mysterious. [1913 Webster] {Hidden fifths} or {Hidden octaves} (Mus.), consecutive fifths or octaves, not sounded, but suggested or implied in the parallel motion of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hidden fifths — Hidden Hid den, p. p. & a. from {Hide}. Concealed; put out of view; secret; not known; mysterious. [1913 Webster] {Hidden fifths} or {Hidden octaves} (Mus.), consecutive fifths or octaves, not sounded, but suggested or implied in the parallel… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hidden octaves — Hidden Hid den, p. p. & a. from {Hide}. Concealed; put out of view; secret; not known; mysterious. [1913 Webster] {Hidden fifths} or {Hidden octaves} (Mus.), consecutive fifths or octaves, not sounded, but suggested or implied in the parallel… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hint — I noun adumbration, allusion, clue, connotation, covert allusion, cue, faint outline, faint suggestion, foreshadowing, idea, implication, indication, indirect suggestion, inference, inkling, insinuation, intimation, significatio, slight… …   Law dictionary

  • Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre — • This massacre of which Protestants were the victims occurred in Paris on 24 August, 1572 (the feast of St. Bartholomew), and in the provinces of France during the ensuing weeks, and it has been the subject of knotty historical disputes Catholic …   Catholic encyclopedia


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