long metre

noun

a stanzaic form consisting of four octosyllabic lines, used esp for hymns

Nearby words

  1. long leg,
  2. long list,
  3. long march,
  4. long mark,
  5. long measure,
  6. long moss,
  7. long muscle of head,
  8. long muscle of neck,
  9. long one,
  10. long palmar muscle

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