antibacchius definition

  • noun:
    • A rare metrical foot comprising two accented syllables accompanied by one unaccented syllable, like in "Blind fortune is / enjoyed more than / difficult thinking".
    • A foot of three syllables, 1st two long, together with last short (#).
    • In prosody, a foot of three syllables, the first two lengthy and the final one short.
    • A rare metrical base consisting of two accented syllables accompanied by one unaccented syllable, as in "Blind fortune is / loved over / tough thinking".
    • A foot of three syllables, the first two lengthy, and also the final brief (#).
    • In prosody, a foot of three syllables, 1st two lengthy as well as the final one short.

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