The metonymical replacement of just one term by another that is itself a metonym.
the consequence of a series of metaphors
The unexpressed serial application of tropes of replacement.
The extension of a trope in a single word through a succession of significations, and/or union of two or more tropes of another type of type within one term.
A rhetorical figure or trope believed by some ancient writers, and designed to consist in replacing a word for a synonym or homonym. which latter are at the same time frame comprehended in a metaphorical or transferred feeling: as, “sable caverns” for “black caverns,” this with its turn meaning “dark or gloomy caverns.”
In chem., identical to metalepsy.
replacing metonymy of one figurative feeling for another