fourteener

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fourteener

(ˌfɔːˈtiːnə)
n
1. (Poetry) poetry a line of poetry with fourteen syllables
2. (Poetry) poetry a poem with fourteen lines
3. (Mountaineering) dialect US a mountain that is higher than 14,000 feet
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His English translations of excerpts from Ovid's Metamorphoses each take shape as a different poetic flower: a set of rough and rhyming fourteeners (the hyacinth), a rhyming couplet (the daffodil), (26) and heavily enjambed lines of verse that alternate between ten and five iambic feet (the Venice mallow).
Getting out of the way frees up time for Leach to partner with a variety of nonprofits he and his team are passionate about, including Colorado Fourteeners Initiative, Shiloh House, Volunteers of America, Special Olympics and Wish for Wheels.
The state has more than 50 mountains topping 14,000ft (nicknamed the Fourteeners), 25 ski resorts, 11 national parks and 250 high-altitude golf courses.
On a more personal level, Chuck was an avid hiker and mountain climber, climbing most of the fourteeners in Colorado and hiking the trails in the Sierra Nevada.
After hours of climbing, Hanna Atkinson crested the top of Gray's Peak, a 14,000--foot peak in the Colorado Rockies which is among a class of mountains known as "Fourteeners." Hanna set a goal to make the climb after her brother Jeff's death, and reached the summit in his honor.
These Christians were known as Quartodecimans (the name means "Fourteeners").
The almost unprecedented preponderance of prose, rather than the then, seemingly traditional, reliance on rhymed fourteeners favored by the Queen's Men, also reflects a new book-like aesthetic.
Elite peak-baggers rank the Centennial State's 53 "fourteeners," comparing elevations and geographical prominence.
Harrington, a homegrown Coloradan, and Parent, a native of the Southwest, provide a combined 106 color photographs that highlight soaring Fourteeners, centuries-old cliff dwellings, world-class ski runs, deep canyons, high plains, and so much more.
Decades before it legalized marijuana, Colorado fostered a cult of getting high by luring travelers to scale its 53 fourteeners (peaks exceeding 14,000 feet in elevation).
Anyone who has ever climbed one of Colorado's "fourteeners" knows that it is a difficult and demanding endeavor requiring physical and mental stamina to successfully reach the peak --the task is not easy, but the reward is great.
We found it heartening that the discussion afterwards included quite a few individuals in the audience speaking about their ongoing and upcoming research projects--as well as a debate about the aesthetic merits of fourteeners. As interest in earlier Tudor drama continues to grow, original insights will surely emerge from studies that bring a variety of research and analytic questions to these texts.