Definition of Trochaics

1. Noun. (plural of trochaic) ¹



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Definition of Trochaics

1. trochaic [n] - See also: trochaic

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trochaics

troat
troated
troating
troats
troble
trobled
trobles
trobling
trocar
trocars
troch
trochaic
trochaical
trochaick
trochaicks
trochaics (current term)
trochal
trochanter
trochanter major
trochanter minor
trochanter reflex
trochanter tertius
trochanteral
trochanterian
trochanteric
trochanteric bursa
trochanteric bursitis
trochanteric crest
trochanteric fossa
trochanteric syndrome

Literary usage of Trochaics

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1. History of the Literature of Ancient Greece: To the Period of Isocrates by Karl Otfried Müller, George Cornewall Lewis (1847)
"In like manner the few remnants of Solon's trochaics enable us to form some ... Sulon wrote his trochaics at nearly the same time as his iambics; when, ..."

2. An Introduction to the Metres of the Greek Tragedians by Edward Burton (1821)
"The Tragedians generally end a system with a verse of some different Metre. The Anapaest is no where admitted. CHAP. IX. trochaics. ..."

3. A Study of Archaism in Euripides by Clarence Augustus Manning (1916)
"Probably in Oedipus Rex 1515-1530, trochaics are used merely as the ending of the play. These lines follow a scene which contains prayers and predictions, ..."

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