[n] a line of verse that has six iambic feet
\Al`ex*an"drine\ (?; 277), a. Belonging to Alexandria; Alexandrian. --Bancroft.
\Al`ex*an"drine\, n. [F. alexandrin.] A kind of verse consisting in English of twelve syllables. The needless Alexandrine ends the song, That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along. --Pope.