Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Stop; stay; rest; pause.

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Examples

  • But though many of its couplets are compact and pointed, Bramston has not yet learned from his model the art of varying his pausation, and the period closes his second line with the monotony of a minute gun.

    De Libris: Prose and Verse

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