hypallage
Definition - A figure of speech where the normal syntactic relationship between words is reversed.

Example -
his transfixion's eyes viewed her beauty's face

Etymology -
The word means "interchange" or "exchange" in Greek.

Oxford English Dictionary -
Its first citation is from 1586:
"Hypallage, when by change of property in application a thing is delivered,
as to say … the wicked wound thus given, for, having thus wickedly wounded him."
(A. Day Eng. Secretary ii. (1625) 83 )



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