Definition of Tripody

1. n. Three metrical feet taken together, or included in one measure.



Definition of Tripody

1. Noun. (poetry) Three metrical feet taken together, or included in one measure. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tripody

1. a verse of three metrical feet [n -DIES]

Tripody Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Tripody Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tripody

tripmate
tripmates
tripod fracture
tripod position
tripodal
tripoded
tripodes
tripodia
tripodian
tripodians
tripodic
tripodies
tripoding
tripods
tripody (current term)
tripoidal
tripoint
tripolar
tripole
tripoles
tripoli
tripolis
tripolyphosphate
tripolyphosphates
tripos
triposes
trippant
tripped
tripped up

Literary usage of Tripody

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Nature of Harmony and Metre by Moritz Hauptmann (1888)
"If we wished to substitute the expression 'two-foot,' yet the three-membered unity, the tripody, could not properly be called a"'three-foot' member. ..."

2. The Verse of Greek Comedy by John Williams White (1912)
"But this remedy, which is unsupported by ancient evidence, is of no avail when the tripody ends with trochaic close, as in the following corresponding verse ..."

3. A Criticism of Systems of Hebrew Metre: An Elementary Treatise by William Henry Cobb (1905)
"... or tripody a main-toned closed syllable with a long vowel (or a long ... and tripody Hebrew poetry has formed three verse measures: (1) The trimeter ..."

4. Studies in Honor of Basil L. Gildersleeve by Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve (1902)
"... and tripody is always a possibility, or we may have an ... In 51 a dactylic tripody precedes a ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Tripody

Search for Tripody on Dictionary.com!Search for Tripody on Thesaurus.com!Search for Tripody on Google!Search for Tripody on Wikipedia!

Search