counterchanged


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coun·ter·change

 (koun′tər-chānj′)
tr.v. coun·ter·changed, coun·ter·chang·ing, coun·ter·chang·es
1. To cause to change places; transpose.
2. To make checkered; variegate.
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(24) The "walls" of the room in which Aloyse and Amelotte converse in The Bride's Prelude are "screened" with "long brocade" and in the recess of its "window" "The light [is] counterchanged / In blent reflexes manifold / From perfume-caskets of wrought gold / And gems the bride's hair could not hold" (ll.