Definition for A-POS'TRO-PHIZE

A-POS'TRO-PHIZE, v.i. [or v. t.]

  1. To make an apostrophe, or short detached address in speaking; to address by apostrophy.
  2. v. t. To contract a word by omitting a letter or letters.
  3. To mark with a comma, indicating the omission of a letter.

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