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Meaning of TROCHEE

Pronunciation:  'trowkee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a metrical unit with stressed-stressed-unstressed syllables
 

TROCHEE is a 7 letter word that starts with T.

 

 See Also: foot, metrical foot, metrical unit

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tro"chee\, n. [L. trochaeus, Gr. ? (sc.?), from ?
running, from ? to run. Cf. {Troche}, {Truck} a wheel.]
(Pros.)
A foot of two syllables, the first long and the second short,
as in the Latin word ante, or the first accented and the
second unaccented, as in the English word motion; a choreus.

 

 

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