Oc*tam"e*ter (?), n. [Cf.L. octameter in eight feet. See Octa-, and meter.] Pros.

A verse containing eight feet; as, --

Deep" in|to" the | dark"ness | peer"ing, | long" I | stood" there | wond'"ring, | fear"ing. Poe.

 

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