enjambement

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enjambment or enjambement (ɪnˈdʒæmmənt, French ɑ̃ʒɑ̃bmɑ̃, ɪnˈdʒæmmənt, French ɑ̃ʒɑ̃bmɑ̃)
 
n
prosody the running over of a sentence from one line of verse into the next
 
[C19: from French, literally: a straddling, from enjamber to straddle, from en-1 + jambe leg; see jamb]
 
enjambement or enjambement
 
n
 
[C19: from French, literally: a straddling, from enjamber to straddle, from en-1 + jambe leg; see jamb]
 
en'jambed or enjambement
 
adj

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