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Tribrach Definition

Classical meter consisting of three short syllables per foot. Such a foot would be extremely rare in English poetry.


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\Tri"brach\, n. [L. tribrachys, Gr. ? consisting of three short syllables; ? (see {Tri-}) + ? short.] (Gr. & L. Pros.) A poetic foot of three short syllables, as, m[e^]l[i^][u^]s.

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