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end-stopped

[ end-stopt ]
/ ˈɛndˌstɒpt /
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adjective Prosody.
(of a line of verse) ending at the end of a syntactic unit that is usually followed by a pause in speaking and a punctuation mark in writing.
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Origin of end-stopped

First recorded in 1875–80

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British Dictionary definitions for end-stopped

end-stopped

adjective
(of verse) having a pause at the end of each line
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