ballad meter

noun

Definition of ballad meter

: the meter common in English ballads consisting chiefly of iambic lines of 7 accents each arranged in rhymed pairs and usually printed as the 4-line ballad stanza

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“Ballad meter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ballad%20meter. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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