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So that it was written in what the grammarians call trochaic tetrameter catalectic.Insula Sanctorum et Doctorum|John Healy
Here the alternate lines are catalectic, both light syllables being wanting.English Verse|Raymond MacDonald Alden, Ph.D.
Dicatalectic, dī-kat-a-lek′tik, adj. doubly catalectic, both at the middle and end of the verse.
In like manner the catalectic iambic tetrameter is broken up by inserted rhyme into two short verses, viz.
The hexameter is a six-foot catalectic verse theoretically consisting of five successive dactyls and a trochee.