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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In ancient prosody, a logaœdic meter (named from Pherecrates, a Greek comic poet), similar to a trochaic tripody, but having a dactyl for the second trochee (also called Aristophanic); also, a logaœdic tripody (catalectic or acatalectic) with a dactyl either in the first or second place.

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