Also called long meter. Prosody. a four-line stanza in iambic tetrameter, often used in hymns, with the second and fourth lines rhyming and sometimes the first and third lines rhyming as well.
another name for linear measure
- Long metre
noun 1. a stanzaic form consisting of four octosyllabic lines, used esp for hymns
[lawng-mont, long-] /ˈlɔŋ mɒnt, ˈlɒŋ-/ noun 1. a city in N central Colorado.
noun 1. . noun 1. another name for Spanish moss
- Long muscle of head
long muscle of head n. A muscle with origin from the third to sixth cervical vertebrae, with insertion into the basilar process of the occipital bone, with nerve supply from the cervical plexus, and whose action twists or bends the neck forward.