/lek’si-fayj”/ A notorious word chomper, implemented and named by John Doty in late 1972 on and HP calculator and later on ITS. The lexiphage program would draw on a selected victim’s bitmapped terminal the words “THE BAG” in ornate letters, followed a pair of jaws biting pieces of it off.
[lek-sis] /ˈlɛk sɪs/ noun, Linguistics. 1. the vocabulary of a language, as distinct from its grammar; the total stock of words and idiomatic combinations of them in a language; lexicon. /ˈlɛksɪs/ noun 1. the totality of vocabulary items in a language, including all forms having lexical meaning or grammatical function
[leks loh-sahy, -kee, -kahy] /lɛks ˈloʊ saɪ, -ki, -kaɪ/ noun, Law. 1. the law of a place. /ˈləʊsaɪ; -kiː/ noun 1. the law of the place
[leks-non skrip-tuh, nohn] /ˈlɛks nɒn ˈskrɪp tə, noʊn/ noun, Law. 1. unwritten law; common law. /nɒn ˈskrɪptə/ noun 1. the unwritten law; common law
[leks skrip-tuh] /lɛks ˈskrɪp tə/ noun, Law. 1. written law; statute law. noun 1. the written law; statute law