noun, verb (used with or without object) Chiefly British.
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Words nearby cypher
Definition for cypher (2 of 2)
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of cipher
OTHER WORDS FROM cipherci·pher·a·ble, adjectiveci·pher·er, noun
Example sentences from the Web for cypher
He plays Commander Alastair Denniston, head of the Government Code and Cypher School (GCCS) at Bletchley Park during World War II.Charles Dance on Tywin Lannister’s S5 Return, A ‘Game of Thrones’ Movie,’ and Sexy Peter Dinklage|Marlow Stern|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He had created a kind of cypher, without any obvious hierarchy of order.
Baker's letters were, of course, written in a sort of cypher, several kinds of which he was in the habit of using.Democracy An American Novel|Henry Adams
The angle of a cypher, which might play the part of a hyphen in ordinary type, alone tells them what numeral is intended.
Have you yet the cypher of which I formerly wrote to you, or any copy of it?The Writings of Thomas Jefferson|Thomas Jefferson
Why, the countess sent a cypher message to say that she had been entirely successful.The Weight of the Crown|Fred M. White
Parts of the orders were written in cypher which could be interpreted by the initiated.Ku Klux Klan|J. C. Lester