end-stopped definition

  • adjective:
    • Ending in a syntactic and rhythmic pause. Used of a line of verse or a couplet.
    • (verse) having a rhetorical pause after each range
    • Ending in a syntactic and rhythmic pause. Used of a line of verse or a couplet.
    • (verse) having a rhetorical pause at the conclusion of each range
    • Ending in a syntactic and rhythmic pause. Used of a line of verse or a couplet.
    • (verse) having a rhetorical pause after each line
  • others:
    • Having a break or pause at the conclusion of the line: put on poetry.
    • Having a rest or pause at the conclusion of the range: applied to poetry.
    • Having some slack or pause after the line: placed on poetry.

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