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alexandrine


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Alexandrine  \Al`ex*an"drine\  (?;  277),  a. 
  Belonging  to  Alexandria;  Alexandrian.  --Bancroft. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Alexandrine  \Al`ex*an"drine\,  n.  [F.  alexandrin.] 
  A  kind  of  verse  consisting  in  English  of  twelve  syllables. 
 
  The  needless  Alexandrine  ends  the  song,  That  like  a 
  wounded  snake,  drags  its  slow  length  along  --Pope. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Alexandrine 
  n  :  a  line  of  verse  that  has  six  iambic  feet  [syn:  {Alexandrine}] 




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