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Definition of "iambics" [iambics]

  • Plural form of iambic. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "iambics" in a sentence
  • "Although Labíd and Antar composed in iambics, the first Kásídah or regular poem in Rajaz was by"
  • "Cholmeley, the awful being of whose classic taste in Greek iambics I once stood in awe, sang with great feeling a fragment of lyric literature of which the following was, as far as I remember, the refrain:"
  • "Phaedrus, a slave by birth or by subsequent misfortunes, and admitted by Augustus to the honors of a freedman, imitated many of these fables in Latin iambics about the commencement of the Christian era."