common-rhythm

common rhythm

noun Prosody.
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running rhythm

noun Prosody.
the usual English verse rhythm created by a succession of metrical feet each of which consists of a stressed syllable and one or two unstressed ones.
Also called common rhythm.
Compare sprung rhythm.


Origin:
1880–85

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