A figure of speech by which a word is used in a literal and metaphorical sense at the same time.
The agreement of a verb or adjective with one, rather than another, of two nouns, with either of which it might agree in gender, number, etc.; as, rex et regina beati.
use of a word to govern two or more words though agreeing in number or case etc. with only one
A type of pun that uses a word having two different meanings without repeating the word. Example: Here, the word "lie" could mean to go to prison or to tell a lie:". . .your imprisonment shall not be long, I will deliver or else lie for you."--Richard III, Act I, Scene i, Line 115
A grammatical construction in which one word (often a verb) is placed in the same grammatical relationship to two other words (often the objects of the verb) but in different senses, as in Alexander Pope's line, "Or stain her honor, or her new brocade."