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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Zeugma \Zeug"ma\, n. [L., from Gr. ?, fr. ? to yoke, join. See Yoke.] (Gram.) A figure by which an adjective or verb, which agrees with a nearer word, is, by way of supplement, referred also to another more remote; as, "hic illius arma, hic currus fuit;" where fuit, which agrees directly with currus, is referred also to arma. [1913 Webster]