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

Word History

First Known Use

1877, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of end-stopped was in 1877

Dictionary Entries Near end-stopped

Cite this Entry

“End-stopped.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/end-stopped. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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