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misnomer
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Ulysses
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  • While the other was reading it on page two Boom (to give him for the nonce his new misnomer) whiled away a few odd leisure moments in fits and starts with the account of the third event at Ascot on page three, his side.

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  • This was not Abby’s usual absentminded roster of misnomers: "Mandy—I mean Stem" when she was speaking to Jeannie.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • "It’s a misnomer," he said, using a word which here means "a very wrong name."
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Reptile Room

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