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Origin of Anacreontic
OTHER WORDS FROM AnacreonticA·nac·re·on·ti·cal·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for anacreontic
The "Anacreontic to a Plumassier" is a very delicate piece of verse, fluffy and feathery.Thomas Moore|Stephen Gwynn
His Anacreontic and Horatian odes are far happier; among these some of his most delightful work is found.A History of French Literature|Edward Dowden
He said this to himself as an officer was trolling forth an anacreontic song.Commodore Junk|George Manville Fenn
He wrote Anacreontic poems, full of wine and love, and appears to us like a reveller masking in a surplice.
The peculiar verse of Skelton, styled skeltonical, is a sort of English anacreontic.