noun, Classical Prosody.
[pen-tam-i-ter] /pɛnˈtæm ɪ tər/ Prosody
a line of verse consisting of five metrical feet.
Also called elegiac pentameter. Classical Prosody. a verse consisting of two dactyls, one long syllable, two more dactyls, and another long syllable.
unrhymed verse of five iambic feet; heroic verse.
consisting of five metrical feet.
a verse line consisting of five metrical feet
(in classical prosody) a verse line consisting of two dactyls, one stressed syllable, two dactyls, and a final stressed syllable
designating a verse line consisting of five metrical feet
1540s, from Middle French pentametre, from Latin pentameter, from Greek pentametros (adj.) “having five measures,” from pente “five” (see five) + metron “meter” (see meter (n.2)). As a noun from 1580s.
noun 1. . noun, Prosody. 1. a poetic stanza consisting of four lines of iambic pentameter rhyming alternately.
[el-i-jist] /ˈɛl ɪ dʒɪst/ noun 1. the author of an .
[ih-lee-jit] /ɪˈli dʒɪt/ noun, Law. 1. a writ of execution against a judgment debtor’s goods, property, or land, held by the judgment creditor until payment of the debt, as from rents on the land.
[el-i-jee] /ˈɛl ɪ dʒi/ noun, plural elegies. 1. a mournful, melancholy, or plaintive poem, especially a funeral song or a lament for the dead. 2. a poem written in elegiac meter. 3. a sad or mournful musical composition. /ˈɛlɪdʒɪ/ noun (pl) -gies 1. a mournful or plaintive poem or song, esp a lament for the […]