Definition of Bazeries cylinder
: a cryptographic cylinder assembled of disks that can be rotated on a common shaft, each disk having on its periphery a different mixed alphabet and used for multiple substitution
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Origin and Etymology of bazeries cylinder
after Etienne Bazeries †1931 French cryptographer credited with its invention
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