stanzaic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

stanza +‎ -ic

Adjective[edit]

stanzaic (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to stanzas.
    • 2012, William Matthews, The Tragedy of Arthur[1], University of California Press, page 68:
      [] and two enormous Scottish poems, the Buik of Alexander, which has been improbably ascribed to Barbour, and Sir Gilbert Hay's Buik of Alexander the Conquerour; one nearly complete Prose Life of Alexander and fragments of four others; a stanzaic translation of the Fuerres de Gadres which survives only in a fragment, the Romance of Cassamus, and three separate translations of the Secreta Secretorum.
    a couplet in stanzaic form

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