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CANTICLE. Latin cantieulum, little song, diminutive of cantus, song. Little song, hymn or chant; one ofthe Prayer-Book hymns, as the Nunc Dimittis, Benedicite, Te Deum, Magnijicat; plural Cantieies, the Song of Solomon. CANTING MARK. In heraldry, canting applied to crests meant a device on the shield which made a pun on the family name of the bearer. Thus Talbot of Cumberland bad talbots (mastiffs) on his shield; Tuck bad a stabbing sword or 'tuck'; bent bows were bome by Bowes; lohn Samon sealed with arms of 'Three salmon swimming'.
Fowler gives these examples: 'as when the d of godsibb (related to God) becomes s in gossip, or when the dental of in (not) becomes the labial m before the labial p in impius, impious'. ASSOCIATION. Latin associäre; socius, sharing, allied. The mental connexion between an object and ideas. In Biographia Literaria, Coleridge says: The generallaw of association, or more accurately the common condition under which all exciting causes act, and in which they may be generalized, according to Aristotle is this: Ideas by having been together acquire apower of recalling each other; or every partial representation awakes the total representation of which it had been apart.
Hindi bäbü. , hence, a native Hindu gentleman, or a native official who speaks English. BACKWARD RHYMES. See AMPHISBAENIC RHYMES. BALANCED SENTENCE. A sentence in which one part corresponds to another in the form of its phrases and clauses and the position of its words. This example is from Johnson's Thoughts on the late Transactions respecting Falkland's Islands: By incommodious encampments and unwholesome stations, where courage is useless, and enterprise impracticable, fleets are silently dispeopled, and armies sluggishly melted away.