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Anagram - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Anagram' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Anagram [ n.]
- Literally, the letters of a word read backwards, but in its usual wider sense, the change or one word or phrase into another by the transposition of its letters. Thus Galenus becomes angelus; William Noy (attorney-general to Charles I., and a laborious man) may be turned into I moyl in law.
2 . Anagram [ v. t.]
- To anagrammatize.