rove-over

[rohv-oh-ver]

adjective Prosody.

(in sprung rhythm) of or relating to the completion of a metrical foot, incomplete at the end of one line, with a syllable or syllables from the beginning of the next line.

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British Dictionary definitions for rove-over

rove-over

adjective

prosody (in sprung rhythm) denoting a metrical foot left incomplete at the end of one line and completed in the next
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