Definition of Iambics

1. Noun. (plural of iambic) ¹



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Definition of Iambics

1. iambic [n] - See also: iambic

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Iambics

iPods
iPrSGal
iTouch
iTouches
iWar
iWars
iaido
iamatology
iamb
iambi
iambic
iambic pentameter
iambical
iambically
iambick
iambics (current term)
iambist
iambists
iambize
iambized
iambizes
iambizing
iambs
iambus
iambuses
ianfu
ianthina
ianthine
ianthinite
iatraliptic

Literary usage of Iambics

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1. History of Roman Literature: With an Introductory Dissertation on the by Henry Thompson (1852)
"There is another species of poetry of which Horace claims the iambics, or introduction; the Iambic. The word "iambi," separately taken, ..."

2. History of the Literature of Ancient Greece: To the Period of Isocrates by Karl Otfried Müller, George Cornewall Lewis (1847)
"In order to shame his opponents, he wrote some iambics, in which he calls on his censors to consider of how many citizens the state would have been bereaved ..."

3. The Growth and Influence of Classical Greek Poetry: Lectures Delivered in by Sir Richard Claverhouse Jebb (1893)
"Its fitness for the purpose depended Wh iambics primarily on its nearness to the rhythm ... iambics ..."

4. The Life of John Milton by Charles Symmons (1822)
"... adversary is omitted in this composition: his venality and accommodating pliancy of opinion are even made the subjects of a sportive sally in iambics. ..."

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