antisthecon antisthecon
 an-tis'-the-con from Gk. anti- “against” and
stoicheon “letter order”
Also sp. antistoechon, antistoecon
littera pro littera

Substitution of one sound, syllable, or letter for another within a word. A kind of metaplasm.
  The following pun is accomplished only through antisthecon, substituting "o" for "a" in the word "reward":
"A pun is its own reword"
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See Also
  Sources: Mosellanus ("antithesis" "antistoechon") a4r; Susenbrotus (1540) 23 ("antithesis," "antistoechon"); Sherry (1550) 28 ("antisthecon," "littera pro littera"); Peacham (1577) E3r

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