from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. four iambic verses, or lines, making a stanza, the first and third having each four feet, and the second and fourth each three feet; -- usually indicated by the initials C. M.
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- n. the usual (iambic) meter of a ballad
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