Associations to the word «Bacchius»

Noun

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Wiktionary

BACCHIUS, noun. (prosody) A metrical foot composed of a short syllable and two long ones; according to some, two long and a short.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope