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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In ancient prosody: An epitrite; a metrical foot consisting of four times or syllables, one of which is short, the other three being long. A Molossus ; a metrical foot consisting of three long times or syllables. See Molossus.

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