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- v. To give the wrong meter to, as to a line of verse.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To give the wrong meter to, as to a line of verse.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To spoil the meter or measure of (verses) by reading them badly.
mis- + meter (Wiktionary)