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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class IV. Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties
Division (II) Communication of Ideas
Section III. Means of Communicating Ideas
2. Conventional Means
1. Language generally
 
565. Misnomer.
 
  
NOUN:MISNOMER; lucus a non lucendo [L.]; Mrs. Malaprop; what d’ye call ’em (neologism) [See Neology].
  NICKNAME, sobriquet [F.] or soubriquet, pet name, little name, by-name; assumed -name, -title; alias; nom de course [F.], nom de theâtre [F.], stage name; nom de guerre [F.], nom de plume [English formation], pen name, pseudonym; pseudonymity, pseudonymousness.
  
VERB:MISNAME, miscall, misterm; call out of one’s name [colloq.], nickname; assume -a name, - an alias; take an -alias, - assumed name.
  
ADJECTIVE:MISNAMED &c. v.; pseudonymous; soi-disant [F.]; self-called, self-styled, self-christened; so-called, quasi.
  NAMELESS, anonymous; without a -, having no- name; innominate, unnamed; unacknowledged; pseudo, bastard.
  
ADVERB:in no sense; by whatever name, under any name.

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