logodaedalist

See also: logodædalist

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logodaedaly +‎ -ist

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logodaedalist (plural logodaedalists)

  1. One skilled in logodaedaly, that is, the use of words or wordplay.
    • 1886, Immanuel Kant, John William Semple, Henry Calderwood, The metaphysic of ethics, page 154
      But when pedants have the effrontery to address the public from the pulpit or the chair, in technical phraseology, calculated singly for the school, that cannot be properly charged on any philosophic system, any more than the follies of a logodaedalist are to be charged on grammar.

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