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Virgule - Definition

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Poetry Definition

Prosodic symbol (/) used to separate metrical feet.

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Standard Definition

[n] a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information

Synonyms

diagonal - (4 syllables), separatrix - (4 syllables), slash - (1 syllables), solidus - (3 syllables), stroke - (1 syllables)

Misc. Definitions

\Vir"gule\, n. [F. virgule, fr. L. virgula, dim. of virga. See {Verge} a rod.] A comma. [R.] In the MSS. of Chaucer, the line is always broken by a c[ae]sura in the middle, which is pointed by a virgule. --Hallam.

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