Associations to the word «Dactyls»

Wiktionary

DACTYL, noun. A poetical foot of three syllables (— ~ ~), one long followed by two short, or one accented followed by two unaccented.

Dictionary definition

DACTYL, noun. A metrical unit with stressed-unstressed-unstressed syllables.
DACTYL, noun. A finger or toe in human beings or corresponding body part in other vertebrates.

Wise words

Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words.
Edgar Allan Poe