Definition of Caesurae

1. Noun. (plural of caesura) ¹



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Definition of Caesurae

1. caesura [n] - See also: caesura

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caesurae

caesarisms
caesars
caese
caesian
caesious
caesium
caesium-137
caesium chloride
caesium clock
caesiums
caespitose
caesti
caestus
caestuses
caesura
caesurae (current term)
caesural
caesuras
caesuric
cafard
cafards
cafarsite
cafe
cafe'
cafe-au-lait spot
cafe au lait
cafe noir
cafe royale
cafes
cafestol

Literary usage of Caesurae

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1. The Formation of Tennyson's Style: A Study, Primarily of the Versification by James Francis Augustin Pyre (1921)
"The first four verses have feminine caesurae, the fifth and seventh balance with each other and with the first, all having pause after the seventh syllable; ..."

2. Gildersleeve's Latin Grammar by Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve, Gonzalez Lodge (1898)
"caesurae have different names to show their position in the verse, ... These caesurae are frequently called after their Greek names, ..."

3. Latin Grammar by Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve, Gonzalez Lodge (1898)
"caesurae have different names to show their position in the verse, ... These caesurae are frequently called after their Greek names, ..."

4. The Journal of English and Germanic Philology by Ill.) University of Illinois (Urbana (1907)
"Eight feminine caesurae belong to these remaining lines. Another consideration is the following: The manuscript of this revision is not continuous, ..."

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