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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to the Greek lyric poet Stesichorus (Tisias) of Himera (about 632–550 b. c.), inventor of epodic composition; specifically, in ancient prosody, noting a trochaic trimeter of the form ¯ ˘ ¯ ¯ | ¯ ˘ ¯ ¯ | ¯ ˘ ¯ ¯
  • an encomiologie verse
  • a line consisting of two dactylic tetrapodies, the last foot a spondee.

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