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See also: sapphic
- Sapphick (obsolete)
Sapphic (not comparable)
- Relating to the Greek poetess Sappho from Lesbos or her poetry.
- (poetry) Of a certain kind of verse reputed to have been invented by Sappho, consisting of five metrical feet, of which the first, fourth, and fifth are trochees, the second is a spondee, and the third a dactyl.
- Alternative capitalization of sapphic.: relating to lesbianism; lesbian.
relating to the Greek poetess Sappho or her poetry
sapphic — see sapphic