Homeric verse
Homeric Ho*mer"ic, a. [L. Homericus, Gr. "Omhriko`s.] Of or pertaining to Homer, the most famous of Greek poets; resembling the poetry of Homer. [1913 Webster]

{Homeric verse}, hexameter verse; -- so called because used by Homer in his epics. [1913 Webster]


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