Encyclopedia > Pyrrhic (verse metre)

  Article Content

Pyrrhic

Redirected from Pyrrhic (verse metre)

A pyrrhic is a metrical foot used in formal poetry. It consists of two short syllables. It is also known as a dibrach.

Pyrrhics are never used to construct a whole, serious poem.

For other meanings, see: Pyrrha, Pyrrhic victory.



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Wheatley Heights, New York

... density of 427.3/km² (1,104.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 40.00% White, 48.41% African American, 0.30% Native American, 3.41% Asian, 0.00% ...

 
 
 
This page was created in 34.4 ms