ploce  ploce
 plo'-si or plo'-kee from Gk. plekein, "to plait"
Also sp. ploche, ploke
conduplicatio, diaphora

The repetition of a single word for rhetorical emphasis.
  Ploce is a general term and has sometimes been used in place of more specific terms such as polyptoton (when the repetition involves a change in the form of the word) or antanaclasis (when the repetition involves a change in meaning).
Related Figures

  Sources: Peacham (1577) I2r (when = antanaclasis); Putt. (1589) 211 ("ploche," "the doubler"); Day 1599 86 ("ploche")

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