[n] the logical fallacy of using as a true premise a proposition that is yet to be proved
[n] reversal of normal order of two words or sentences etc. (as in `bred and born')
A figure of speech in which things are named in the reverse of their normal order.
Examples: So he came, cart and horse. Night and day---Cole Porter. We never wondered how he garnered his butter and bread.
logical fallacy, rhetorical device