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common rhythm

noun, Prosody

running rhythm

noun, Prosody
1.
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
1880-1885
1880-85
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