refhvörf

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse refhvörf.[1]

Noun[edit]

refhvörf n pl (plurale tantum)

  1. an oxymoron, a kind of equivocation which consisted in pairing off words of opposite bearing

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ref-hvörf from Cleasby/Vigfusson