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hendiadysn. [NL., fr. Gr. one by two.].
     A figure in which the idea is expressed by two nouns connected by and, instead of by a noun and limiting adjective; as, we drink from cups and gold, for golden cups.  [1913 Webster]


hendiadys, n. the expression of an idea by two words connected with 'and', instead of one modifying the other, e.g. nice and warm for nicely warm.

med.L f. Gk hen dia duoin one thing by two

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