brachycatalectic love

brachycatalectic

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A verse that is two syllables short.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A verse wanting two syllables at its termination.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In prosody, wanting the last foot of the last dipody: as, a brachycatalectic verse or line.
  • n. A verse wanting the last foot of the last dipody.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)

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