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transpose
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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  • I stood out two or three weeks, was accordingly considered as an excommunicate, and bad so many little pieces of private mischief done me, by mixing my sorts, transposing my pages, breaking my matter, etc., etc., if I were ever so little out of the room, and all ascribed to the chappel ghost, which they said ever haunted those not regularly admitted, that, notwithstanding the master’s protection, I found myself oblig’d to comply and pay the money, convinc’d of the folly of being on ill…

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as in: accidentally transpose numbers Define
to exchange the positions of two digits, letters, or words by accident
as in: transpose the scene to... Define
to move something or change its setting
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