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Noun: acrostic  u'krós-tik
  1. A puzzle where you fill a square grid with words reading the same down as across
    - word square
  2. Verse in which certain letters such as the first in each line form a word or message

Derived forms: acrostics

Type of: literary composition, literary work, mystifier, puzzle, puzzler, riddler, teaser

Encyclopedia: Acrostic