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metrist

[me-trist, mee-trist] /ˈmɛ trɪst, ˈmi trɪst/
noun
1.
a person who is skilled in the use of poetic meters.
Origin of metrist
1525-1535
From the Medieval Latin word metrista, dating back to 1525-35. See meter2, -ist
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  • Dryden, too, approves of Fairfax, considered at least as a metrist.

  • As a metrist, therefore, Ramsay can claim little or no attention.

    Allan Ramsay

    William Henry Oliphant Smeaton
British Dictionary definitions for metrist

metrist

/ˈmɛtrɪst/
noun
1.
(prosody) a person skilled in the use of poetic metre
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