noun sca·zon \ˈskāzən\

Definition of scazon



  1. :  a classical verse with a limping or halting movement: a :  choliamb b :  a trochaic tetrameter with protraction in the seventh foot :  hipponactean

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Origin and Etymology of scazon

Latin scazont-, scazon, from Greek skazont-, skazōn, literally, one that limps, from present participle of skazein to limp — more at shank

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to cast off or become cast off

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