Double acrostic - definition of Double acrostic by The Free Dictionary
|a species of enigma<- crossword="" puzzle="" -="">, in which words are to be guessed whose initial and final letters form other words.->|
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Additional acrostics include a double acrostic
involving the initial and second letter of each versicle (these letters are duplicated in the margin) and an abecedarium (fol.
Alex Beard submits the double acrostic
lyric poem "'BLUES: John Colb" that has an acrostic on the left and right ends.
There are two double acrostics
(the first letters of each line spell a word and so do the last letters); a cross acrostic (the hidden word appears diagonally); and a multiple acrostic (the vertical words appear in several places throughout).