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(noun) a figure of speech consisting of the use of the name of one thing for that of another of which it is an attribute or with which it is associated (as “crown” in “lands belonging to the crown”)

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The metaphoric inversion impedes the possibility of thinking metonymically

—p.161 by McKenzie Wark
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I had become a metonym for a person.

—p.143 Some of the People, All of the Time (123) by n+1
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with the crisis of their project in a destablising world, liberals’ obsession with norms of appearance, trappings and proprieties of a collapsing system, may grow, in glum aspirational metonymy

—p.88 ‘One thinge that ouerthroweth all that were graunted before’: On Being Presidential (81) by China Miéville
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