a foot having the form of a bar connecting the corresponding front and rear legs of a piece.
Poetic Foot Vs. Poetic MeterPoetry has a lot of moving parts. If you’re reading this, chances are you’re starting to explore poetic analysis. Poetic foot and meter are a great place to start.
Also called bar foot.
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