Misnomer

Definition of Misnomer

Mis`no´mer
n.1.The misnaming of a person in a legal instrument, as in a complaint or indictment; any misnaming of a person or thing; a wrong or inapplicable name or title.
Many of the changes, by a great misnomer, called parliamentary "reforms".
- Burke.
The word "synonym" is fact a misnomer.
- Whately.
v. t.1.To misname.

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