from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In ancient prosody, a foot consisting of two short syllables; a pyrrhic.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Prosody) a foot of two short (unstressed-unstressed) syllables.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a metrical unit with unstressed-unstressed syllables
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/'And YET' /is a complete 'iambus'; but 'anyet' is, like 'spirit', a dibrach u u, trocheized, however, by the 'arsis' or first accent damping, though not extinguishing, the second.
_spirit_, a dibrach u u, trocheized, however, by the _arsis_ or first accent damping, though not extinguishing, the second.
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