Entry from British & World English dictionary
A person who writes in or analyses poetic metre.
- This poem reveals Wulfstan as perhaps the most accomplished Latin metricist which Anglo-Saxon England produced.
- This establishes the position of the songs within the German tradition and suggests fundamental structural principles to the metricist as well as the musicologist.
- He remarked that Paul was a 'wretched metricist'.
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