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Definitions of metre:

part of speech: noun


part of speech: noun

See Meter.

Usage examples for metre:

  • Some scenes translated with considerable elegance in the metre of the original were published by Archbishop Trench in 1856; but these comprised only a portion of the graver division of the drama. "The Purgatory of St. Patrick", Pedro Calderon de la Barca
  • Even reckoning a whole metre down to the water- level, there would still be pressure enough and to spare. "Wanderers", Knut Hamsun

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