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Trimeter Definition

A trimeter is a metre of three metrical feet per line.


Trimeter Poem Example

When here // the spring // we see,
Fresh green // upon // the tree.


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Misc. Definitions

\Trim"e*ter\, a. [L. trimetrus, Gr. ?; ? (see {Tri-}) + {?} measure. See {Meter} measure.] (Pros.) Consisting of three poetical measures. -- n. A poetical division of verse, consisting of three measures. --Lowth.

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