Prosody. a break, especially a sense pause, usually near the middle of a verse, and marked in scansion by a double vertical line, as in know then thyself ‖ presume not God to scan.
Classical Prosody. a division made by the ending of a word within a foot, or sometimes at the end of a foot, especially in certain recognized places near the middle of a verse.
any break, pause, or interruption.
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noun (pl) -ras, -rae (-riː)
(in modern prosody) a pause, esp for sense, usually near the middle of a verse line Usual symbol |
(in classical prosody) a break between words within a metrical foot, usually in the third or fourth foot of the line
noun Marcello (marˈselu). 1906–80, prime minister of Portugal from 1968 until he was replaced by an army coup in 1974.
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