- A metrical foot consisting of an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable or a short syllable followed by a long syllable, as in delay. (noun)
- A metrical foot consisting of two syllables, a short one followed by a long one (Ã¢ÂÂ¡ Ã¢ÂÂ) (noun)
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- A line of verse of such feet (noun)
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