|Source||Bullinger (1898) ("metallage; or, a changing over")|
|Synonyms||a changing over, suppositio, materialis|
|Etymology||Gr. from meta "beyond" or "across allagee "a change, exchange" from allasso hence metallage "a taking over in exchange"|
Rhetfig: When a word or phrase is treated as an object in a discourse.
1. A different subject of thought substituted for the original subject... In this figure the word taken over is exchanged for a separate object of though. //(Bullinger, 682)//
Rhetfig: "Whenever I see you, all you give me is a bucketful of 'I'm almost done'.
1. Hos. 4:18. -"Their drink is sour: they have committed whoredom continually: her rulers with shame do love, 'Give ye.'" //(Bullinger, 682)//
|Last Editor||Robert Clapperton|