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Trochaic - Definition

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Poetry Definition

(or Trochee) A foot in with one accented syllable followed by one unaccented syllable

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Standard Definition

[adj] (prosody) of or consisting of trochees; "trochaic dactyl"

Misc. Definitions

\Tro*cha"ic\, n. (Pros.) A trochaic verse or measure. --Dryden.
\Tro*cha"ic\, Trochaical \Tro*cha"ic*al\, a. [L. trocha["i]cus, Gr. ? or ?. See {Trochee}.] (Pros.) Of or pertaining to trochees; consisting of trochees; as, trochaic measure or verse.

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