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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
 
568. Solecism.
 
  
NOUN:SOLECISM; bad -, false -, faulty- grammar; grammatical blunder; faux pas [F.], error, slip; slip of the pen, lapsus calami [L.]; slip of the tongue, lapsus linguœ [L.]; slipslop; bull, Hibernianism; barbarism, impropriety.
  
VERB:SOLECIZE or solecise, commit a solecism; use -bad, - faulty- grammar; murder the King’s (or Queen’s) English; speak -, write- out of the idiom; break Priscian’s head.
  
ADJECTIVE:UNGRAMMATICAL; incorrect, inaccurate, faulty; improper, incongruous; solecistic or solecistical; slipslop.

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