Definition of octosyllabic in English:
Having or written in lines that have eight syllables.
- His most powerful satirical weapon is his style, the deliberately cumbersome octosyllabic metre and comic rhymes.
- By definition, it is a poem with an unlimited number of octosyllabic verses and assonant rhyme in even-numbered verses.
- He spoke in the octosyllabic verse of the Confessio.
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