antispast

Antispast

An"ti*spast\, n. [L. antispastus, Gr. ?, fr. ? to draw the contrary way; ? against + ? to draw.] (Pros.) A foot of four syllables, the first and fourth short, and the second and third long (#).
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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