anapæst

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anapæst (plural anapæsts)

  1. Archaic form of anapest.
    • 1885, Philip Gilbert Hamerton, The Intellectual Life, page 174 (J.B. Alden)
      The situations of imaginary glory which he draws for himself, are the detection of an anapæst in the wrong place, or the restoration of a dative case which Cranzius had passed over and the never-dying Ernesti failed to observe.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 anapæst” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [2nd Ed.; 1989]