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Definition of Caesura
CaesuraCaesura C[ae]*su"ra, n.; pl. E. C[ae]suras, L.
C[ae]sur[ae] [L. caesura a cutting off, a division, stop,
fr. caedere, caesum, to cut off. See Concise.]
A metrical break in a verse, occurring in the middle of a
foot and commonly near the middle of the verse; a sense pause
in the middle of a foot. Also, a long syllable on which the
c[ae]sural accent rests, or which is used as a foot.
Note: In the following line the c[ae]sura is between study
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