ionic displacement

noun

Definition of ionic displacement

  1. :  the occurrence in iambic meter of a pyrrhic foot followed or sometimes preceded by a spondaic foot that together create an ionic cadence (as in the third and fourth feet in Shakespeare's line “when to the sessions of sweet silent thought” óo|oó|oo|óó|oó)

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