Inkhornism

Ink´horn`ism


n.1.Pedantry.
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This study makes an interesting contribution to early modern English theatre studies and to the debate on Bakhtinian carnivalesque Coronato's writing is at times very subtle, but at times difficult to follow: it is hard to believe that a native English speaking editor could have accepted such obsolete baroque inkhornisms as 'coacervate', 'mordaceous', 'erubescent', 'edulcorated', and several others.