Definition of Metred

1. Verb. (past of metre) ¹



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Definition of Metred

1. metre [v] - See also: metre

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Metred

metosteon
metoxenous
metoxeny
metr-
metra
metrae
metralgia
metralgias
metratonia
metratrophy
metrazol shock
metrazol shock therapy
metrazol shock treatment
metrazols
metre
metred (current term)
metres
metrestick
metrete
metria
metrial gland
metribolone
metribuzin
metric
metric-system
metric capacity unit
metric carat
metric feet
metric foot
metric function

Literary usage of Metred

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1. A History of English Poetry by William John Courthope (1904)
"I have already given specimens of his short-metred songs, the majority of which are written to the key-note of some burden, but it would be unjust to ..."

2. Evidence and Arguments on Petitions of Cambridge and Boston for Leave to by Massachusetts, General Court (1882)
"Q. — How much did you say goes to the metred manufacturing establishments? ... Q. — Now, what proportion of the manufacturing establishments are metred? ..."

3. The Beginnings of Poetry by Francis Barton Gummere (1901)
"... is peremptory for " metred prose," but, as both a lord and a wit, disdains to give his reasons; while another person of quality, ..."

4. Select Metrical Hymns and Homilies of Ephraem Syrus by Ephraem, Henry Burgess (1853)
"Literally, it is two-metred and three-metred verses, that is, verses having respectively two metres, three metres, &c., which in the usage of the Greeks and ..."

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