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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 zeug·ma /ˈzugmə/
 軛式脩飾法

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Zeug·ma n.  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.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 zeugma
      n : use of a word to govern two or more words though appropriate
          to only one; "`Mr. Pickwick took his hat and his leave'
          is an example of zeugma"