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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In ancient prosody, containing a choriambus (– ⌣ ⌣ –) preceded by a trochaic dipody: an epithet applied by some Greek metricians to verses, such as the Sapphic hendecasyllabic and the Eupolidean, which are now classed as logaœdic meters. See epionic.


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