n, pl -dies
(Poetry) prosody a metrical unit consisting of three feet
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trip•o•dy(ˈtrɪp ə di)
n., pl. -dies.
a prosodic measure of three feet.
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a verse or measure of three metrical feet.See also: Verse
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