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short metre

noun
1.
a stanza form, used esp for hymns, consisting of four lines, the third of which has eight syllables, while the rest have six
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a quatrain of which the first, second, and fourth lines are in iambic trimeter and the third is in iambic tetrameter. Short metre may also refer to a poulter's measure (alternating lines of 12 and 14 syllables) written as a quatrain.

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