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Lucius Barettus is an anagram for the real name Albertus Curtius.

He announced this also by an anagram, and waited till it should become a crescent, which it did.

He will send me, in response to the demand, as Mlle. Roland,—an anagram of my own name.

Among the moderns, the French have most cultivated the anagram.

The signature of this letter is an anagram of my ancestor's name.

Name an anagram of Anthericum, from , supposed to have been the Asphodel.

From Coote he gathered something of the nature of Anagrams and Anagram parties.

When Kipps was clear what an anagram meant, Coote came to the second heading, the Tea.

What could he say to explain his absence from the Anagram Tea?

Beyond thinking his own anagram might be Cuyps, he hadn't a notion.

WORD ORIGIN

transposition of letters in a word so as to form another, 1580s, from French anagramme or Modern Latin anagramma (16c.), both from Greek anagrammatizein "transpose letters," from ana- "up, back" (see ana-) + gramma (genitive grammatos) "letter" (see grammar). Related: Anagrammatical; anagrammatically.

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ambiguity

noununcertainty of meaning
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