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Hyperbaton

Hyperbaton Meaning & Definition
Hyperbaton Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Hyperbaton?

[n] reversal of normal word order (as in `cheese I love')

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See Also | rhetorical device

Hyperbaton In Webster's Dictionary

\Hy*per"ba*ton\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? transposed, fr. ? to step over; "ype`r over + ? to step.] (Gram.) A figurative construction, changing or inverting the natural order of words or clauses; as, ``echoed the hills'' for ``the hills echoed.'' With a violent hyperbaton to transpose the text. --Milton.

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