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" A figure in poetry, by which a short syllable after a complete foot is made long ; a pause in verse. "
Walker's Critical Pronouncing Dictionary and Expositor of the English Language - Page 62
by John Walker, Thomas Smith - 1824 - 416 pages
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1805
...And Thracias, rend the woods, and seas upturn. Milton. CJESA'REAN. SeeCESARiAH. CjESV'RA. ns [Lat.] A figure in poetry, by which a short syllable after a complete foot is made long. CA'I'TAN- aj [Persick.] A Persian or Turkish vest or garment. CAGE. я. s. [cage, Fr. from c-atiea,...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - English language - 1807 - 962 pages
...depicted. Ash. CADUCITY, ki-dii'se-te. s. Tendency to fait Mason. C.ESURA,se-zu'ra. s. (479) (480). A figure in poetry, by which a short syllable after a complete foot is made loug ; a pausj in verse. CAFTAN, kaftan, s. A Persian vest or garment. CAG, kag. s. A barrel or wooden...
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A General Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary of the English Language: To ...

George Fulton - English language - 1814 - 407 pages
...in expectation of a commission Cadi, kā'de, n. a magistrate among the Turks Cœstura, se-zu'ra, n. a figure in poetry, by which a short syllable after a complete foot is made long ; a pause in verse Caftan, kit tan, n. a Persian garrrient Cag, kag, n. a barrel of four or five gallons...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1819 - 712 pages
...depicted. Ash. CADUCITY, ka-dn'se-te. s. Tendency to foil. Mason. C£SURA, se-zo'ra. ». 479, 480. A figure in poetry, by which a short syllable after a complete foot is made long ; a pause in verse. CAFTAN, kaftan, s. A Persian vest or garment. CAG, kig. s. A barrel or wooden vesucl,...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary: And Expositor of the English Language...

John Walker - 1822 - 775 pages
...depicted. CADUCITY, ka-di'-si-w, >. 511. Tendency to fall. CSSURA, si-ZlVri, *. 479. 480. A flgure in poetry, by which a short syllable after a complete foot is made long . a pause in verse. CAFTAN, kill'-i ;l», ». * Persian vest or garment. CAG, kag, ». A barrel or...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - English language - 1823 - 468 pages
...wand with which Mercury is depicted Caducity, ka-d&'se-te. i. tendency to fall Caesura, s^-zi'rJ. *. a figure in poetry, by which a short syllable after a complete foot is made long Caftan, kaf tin. ». a Persian vest or garment Cap, kig. *. a barrel or wooden vessel Cage, kije. t. an enclosure...
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A Key to the Classical Pronunciation of Greek, Latin, and Scripture Proper ...

John Walker - Bible - 1823 - 103 pages
...depicted. Ash. CADUCITY, ki-du'st-te. ». Tendency to fall. Mnsan. G£SITRA, se-zn'rS. s. 479,480. A figure in poetry, by which a short syllable after a complete foot is made long ; a pause in verse. CAFTAN, kaf 'tun. s. A Persian vest or garment. CAG, kig. s. A barrel or wooden...
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A critical pronouncing dictionary

John Walker - 1824
...magistrate among the С ADI LLACK, kā-dīnak, ». A sort of pear. C/KSURA, se-zn'ra, ». 479, 480. A figure in poetry, by which a short syllable after a complete foot is made long ; a'pause in verse. CAFTAN, kaftan, ». A Persian vest 01 garment. CAQ, kig, ». A barrel or wooden...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1824 - 832 pages
...wind from the north east. Milt mi. C^ESA'REAN. See CESARIAN. V&.SWRA. ns [Lat.] A figure in poet ry, by which a short syllable after a complete foot is made long. The natural pause or rest of the voice, which, falling upon some part of a verse, divides it into two...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - English language - 1825 - 103 pages
...depicted. Ah. CADUCITY, ka-du'se-t*. «. Tendency to fall. Mason. , CJKSl'RA, se-ro'ra. s. 479,480. A figure in poetry, by which a short syllable after a complete foot is made long ; a pause in vcrsje. "' AI-'TAN, klrtiin. s. A Persian vest or garment. CAG, \&g. s. A barrel or wooden...
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