brachycatalectic love

brachycatalectic

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In prosody, wanting the last foot of the last dipody: as, a brachycatalectic verse or line.
  • noun A verse wanting the last foot of the last dipody.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Gr. & Last. Pros.) A verse wanting two syllables at its termination.

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  • noun poetry A verse that is two syllables short.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek

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