end-stopped

adjective
\ ˈen(d)-ˌstäpt How to pronounce end-stopped (audio) \

Definition of end-stopped

: marked by a logical or rhetorical pause at the end an end-stopped line of verse — compare run-on

First Known Use of end-stopped

1877, in the meaning defined above

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“End-stopped.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/end-stopped. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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