masculine ending


noun

a final inflection or suffix designating that a word belongs to the masculine gender.
a stressed syllable that ends a line of verse.

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British Dictionary definitions for masculine ending

masculine ending

noun

prosody a stressed syllable at the end of a line of verseCompare feminine ending
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