Speech vs Dilogy - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between speech and dilogy

is that speech is spoke (part of a wheel) while dilogy is or equivocal speech or discourse.

speech

English

Noun

(wikipedia speech)
  • (label) The faculty of uttering articulate sounds or words; the ability to speak or to use vocalizations to communicate.
  • * , chapter=12
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=All this was extraordinarily distasteful to Churchill. It was ugly, gross. Never before had he felt such repulsion when the vicar displayed his characteristic bluntness or coarseness of speech . In the present connexion […] such talk had been distressingly out of place.}}
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  • (label) A session of speaking; a long oral message given publicly usually by one person.
  • * (Jonathan Swift) (1667–1745)
  • The constant design of these orators, in all their speeches , was to drive some one particular point.
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  • A style of speaking.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2014-04-21, volume=411, issue=8884, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Subtle effects , passage=Manganism has been known about since the 19th century, when miners exposed to ores containing manganese, a silvery metal, began to totter, slur their speech and behave like someone inebriated.}}
  • A dialect or language.
  • * Bible, (w) iii. 6
  • people of a strange speech
  • Talk; mention; rumour.
  • * (William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • The dukedid of me demand / What was the speech among the Londoners / Concerning the French journey.

    Derived terms

    * after-dinner speech * byspeech * figure of speech * pressure of speech * pressured speech * speech recognition * speechwriter

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    dilogy

    English

    Noun

    (dilogies)
  • or equivocal speech or discourse.
  • of a word or phrase.
  • A series of two related works
  • *1885 , The Journal of Hellenic studies: Volume 6 , page 167
  • *:why tragedy took the form of a trilogy — not a dilogy , tetralogy, or single drama
  • *1983 , Studies in Aeschylus , Reginald Pepys Winnington-Ingram, page 189
  • *:another school of thought, for which Purphoros'' is a mirage, a mere doublet of ''Purkaeus , and there were never more than two linked Prometheus plays -- as it were a dilogy
  • *2012 , A New Companion to the Gothic , David Punter, Page 71
  • *:Most notable of these are his “dilogy” The Salamander'' (1841) and ''The Cosmorama (1839)