a verse or line of poetry of twelve syllables.
of or relating to such a verse or line.
How to use Alexandrine in a sentence
I'd love to hear that voice of yours revving on some Alexandrine verse.
In his use of French Alexandrine, or twelve-syllable verse, Mistral takes few liberties as to cæsura.Frdric Mistral | Charles Alfred Downer
Alexandrine has resolved to instruct her daughter by her example; she is delightful and happy.The Petty Troubles of Married Life, Complete | Honore de Balzac
There was a revolt against the pseudo-antique, against the stiff handling of the Alexandrine metre, against the yoke of tradition.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 1 (of 4) | Richard Muther
But at this time Trypho, the Alexandrine architect, was there.Ten Books on Architecture | Vitruvius
The verse of twelve syllables, called an Alexandrine, is now only used to diversify heroick lines.A Grammar of the English Tongue | Samuel Johnson
British Dictionary definitions for Alexandrine
a line of verse having six iambic feet, usually with a caesura after the third foot
of, characterized by, or written in Alexandrines
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