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dactylic


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dactylic  \Dac*tyl"ic\,  a.  [L.  dactylicus  Gr  ?,  fr  ?.] 
  Pertaining  to  consisting  chiefly  or  wholly  of  dactyls;  as 
  dactylic  verses. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dactylic  \Dac*tyl"ic\,  n. 
  1.  A  line  consisting  chiefly  or  wholly  of  dactyls;  as  these 
  lines  are  dactylics. 
 
  2.  pl  Dactylic  meters. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dactylic 
  adj  :  (prosody)  of  or  consisting  of  dactyls;  "dactylic  meter" 




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