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Antispast Definition

Classical meter consisting of four syllables per foot: one short, two long, one short.


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\An"ti*spast\, n. [L. antispastus, Gr. ?, fr. ? to draw the contrary way; ? against + ? to draw.] (Pros.) A foot of four syllables, the first and fourth short, and the second and third long (#).

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