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

  • n. See heroic verse.

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  • n. The dactylic hexameter

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a verse form suited to the treatment of heroic or elevated themes; dactylic hexameter or iambic pentameter


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