Entry from British & World English dictionary
An acrostic using the first letter only of each line.
- Although that is mainly the single acrostics, it does occur with double and triple acrostics as well.
- Psalms 9 and 10 may originally have been a single acrostic in which alternating lines began with the successive letters of the Hebrew alphabet.
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Line breaks: sin¦gle acros|tic
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