Origin of heptameter
OTHER WORDS FROM heptameterhep·ta·met·ri·cal [hep-tuh-me-tri-kuhl], /ˌhɛp təˈmɛ trɪ kəl/, adjective
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How to use heptameter in a sentence
Verses of seven and eight feet are rare; they are called heptameter and octameter, respectively.
The heptameter is usually divided into a tetrameter and a trimeter; the octameter, into two tetrameters.
Lumsden does not vary his measure, but preserves the iambic heptameter throughout.The Translations of Beowulf|Chauncey Brewster Tinker