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 Anacreon’tic.Anag’nostes (Greek). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Anach’ronism.
 
An event placed at a wrong date; as when Shakespeare, in Troilus and Cressida, makes Nestor quote Aristotle. (Greek, ana chronos, out of time.)   1
 


 Anacreon’tic.Anag’nostes (Greek). 

 
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