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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Scazon (Lat. Pros) A choliamb.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n scazon In ancient prosody, a meter the rhythm of which is imperfect toward the close of the line or period. The name is especially given to two meters— a trochaic tetrameter catalectic, the next to the last time or syllable of which is a long instead of the normal short, and
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Scazon skā′zon in ancient prosody, a metre, the rhythm of which is imperfect toward the close of the line or period.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., fr. Gr. ska`zwn, fr. ska`zein to limp
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. skazōn, limping.


In literature:

The chief forms of verse used are the elegiac distich (most frequent), scazons, and hendecasyllabics.
"The Student's Companion to Latin Authors" by George Middleton

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