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Qm is one of the positions in a Namz and is here used by synecdoche for it.

Whether it be synecdoche, metaphor, or metonymy, there is still a figure.

Metalepsis carries us so far, but synecdoche must supplement it.

I did send for you to draw me a device, an Imprezza, by Synecdoche a Mott.

And apparently various causes might produce this Synecdoche.

Synecdoche puts a part for the whole, or a whole for the part; as, "The harbor was crowded with masts."

Metonymy and Synecdoche are nearly related and in this poem the examples are numerous.

Blind mouths: 'mouths' is used, by synecdoche, for gluttons, as the five preceding verses show.

Synecdoche is that figure of speech in which a part is put for the whole, or the whole for a part.

Synecdoche is a species of metonymy, and has the same effect of giving vividness.

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