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verse line

Definitions of verse line
  1. noun
    a line of metrical text
    synonyms: verse
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    iambic
    a verse line consisting of iambs
    Adonic, Adonic line
    a verse line with a dactyl followed by a spondee or trochee; supposedly used in laments by Adonis
    tetrameter
    a verse line having four metrical feet
    pentameter
    a verse line having five metrical feet
    hexameter
    a verse line having six metrical feet
    octameter
    a verse line having eight metrical feet
    octosyllable
    a verse line having eight syllables or a poem of octosyllabic lines
    decasyllable
    a verse line having ten syllables
    type of:
    line
    text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen
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