The anagrammatic argument had been neatly put by Sir Dudley Carleton, convincing no man.
Like many of these trifles, it will be observed that the anagrammatic reading is incomplete.
The abandonment of this remarkable figure may be explained by its mysterious and anagrammatic character.
transposition of letters in a word so as to form another, 1580s, from French anagramme or Modern Latin anagramma (16c.), both from Greek anagrammatizein "transpose letters," from ana- "up, back" (see ana-) + gramma (genitive grammatos) "letter" (see grammar). Related: Anagrammatical; anagrammatically.