Allusion

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Allusion \Al*lu"sion\, noun [L. allusio, fr. alludere to allude: cf. F. allusion.]

1. A figurative or symbolical reference. [Obs.]

2. A reference to something supposed to be known, but not explicitly mentioned; a covert indication; indirect reference; a hint.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

allusion

noun

1: passing reference or indirect mention


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