Definitions

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  • n. A limping iamb.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A verse having an iambus in the fifth place, and a spondee in the sixth or last.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In prosody, a variety of iambic trimeter with a trochee as the sixth foot instead of the regular iambus.

Etymologies

Latin choliambus. (Wiktionary)

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