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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Composed of verses having the same metrical form.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Describing verse that is not divided into stanzas, but consists of lines all having the same metrical form

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to stichs, or lines; consisting of stichs, or lines.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to a verse or line; consisting of verses or lines; linear; specifically, in ancient prosody, composed of lines of the same metrical form throughout: opposed to systematic.

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