Pun

(22 words)
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A figure of speech where a word is used ambiguously, thus invoking two or more of its meanings, often for comic effect.

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Editors. "Pun". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2001
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=909, accessed 16 April 2014.]