Definitions

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  • n. Half of a metrical foot.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A half foot in poetry.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In prosody, a half-foot.

Etymologies

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Latin semipes, semipedis; prefix semi- half + pes, pedis, a foot.

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