Dac*tyl"ic (?), a. [L. dactylicus, Gr. , fr. .]

Pertaining to, consisting chiefly or wholly of, dactyls; as, dactylic verses.

 

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Dac*tyl"ic, n.

1.

A line consisting chiefly or wholly of dactyls; as, these lines are dactylics.

2. pl.

Dactylic meters.

 

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