Definition of Semiped

1. n. A half foot in poetry.



Definition of Semiped

1. Noun. (poetry) Half of a metrical foot. ¹

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Definition of Semiped

1. a half foot [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Semiped

semioval centre
semiovate
semioxamazide
semioxamazone
semioxamazones
semioxygenated
semipagan
semipalmated
semiparabola
semiparabolae
semiparabolas
semiparasite
semiparasites
semiparasitic
semipartitioned
semiped (current term)
semipeds
semipellucid
semipendent
semipenniform
semiperimeter
semiperimeters
semiperipheral
semipermanent
semipermeable
semipermeable membrane
semiperpetual
semiperspicuous
semiphlogisticated
semipinacol rearrangement

Literary usage of Semiped

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1. An English Grammar: Methodical, Analytical, and Historical. With a Treatise by Eduard Adolf Ferdinand Maetzner (1874)
"... French demi-diam├Ętre; semi-column, French demi-colonne ; semi-circle, French demi-cercle and others. Semi-arian; Semi-pelagian; semiped, ..."

2. The Classical Journal (1820)
"It consists of three trochees and a semiped.. Aristophanes was very fond of it at times. " In Latin, Horace adopts it. . , " Non eH)Qr ..."

3. The Works of James Harris, Esq. by James Harris (1841)
"semiped 7 6 C 5 < ' 4 c See p. 36. and p. 30, note n. See also p. 28, 29. Chap. vi. 1 Chap. iv. sect . 3. r Page 38. b Page 37. d Chap. v. sect. 3. ..."

4. Adams' New Musical Dictionary of Fifteen Thousand Technical Words, Phrases by John Stowell Adams (1865)
"semiped. (Lat.) In poetry, half a foot. Semiquaver. A note of the eighth degree of length, reckoning from the large ; half n quaver ; a sixteenth note ..."

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