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metrify

[me-truh-fahy] /ˈmɛ trəˌfaɪ/
verb (used with object), metrified, metrifying.
1.
to put into meter; compose in verse.
Origin
1515-1525
1515-25; < French métrifier < Medieval Latin metrificāre, equivalent to metri- (combining form of metrum meter2) + -ficāre -fy
Related forms
metrifier, noun
unmetrified, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for metrifier

metrify

/ˈmɛtrɪˌfaɪ/
verb -fies, -fying, -fied
1.
(transitive) (prosody) to render into poetic metre
Derived Forms
metrifier, noun
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