running rhythm


noun Prosody.

the usual English verse rhythm created by a succession of metrical feet each of which consists of a stressed syllable and one or two unstressed ones.

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Also called common rhythm.
Compare sprung rhythm.

Origin of running rhythm

First recorded in 1880–85
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