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cipher
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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Definition
a secret way to write a disguised message; or such a message; or the act of writing such a message; or a key used to disguise such a message
  • It was a very angular and very lively little mass, imprisoned in its linen sack, stamped with the cipher of Messire Guillaume Chartier, then bishop of Paris, with a head projecting.
    1.4.1 — Vol 1 Bk 4 Chpt 1 — Good Souls (53% in)
  • The gypsy looked at the hilt, the blade; examined the cipher on the guard with adorable curiosity, and kissed the sword, saying,— You are the sword of a brave man.
    2.7.8 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 8 — The Utility of Windows Which.... (34% in)

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