from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In ancient prosody, a logaœdic verse, similar to a trochaic pentapody, but having a dactyl in the second place: named from Phalæcus, a Greek epigrammatist. The first foot may be a trochee, a spondee, or an iambus.
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