Sunday, 15 July 2012

Entry: enjambment (n.)

In context: "This segues into an entr'acte, with continent squeezed in for world in 'It's a Small World After All,' which enjambment doesn't do the rhythm section of doo-wopping cabinet girls a bit of good, but does usher in the start of a whole new era."

Definition: The continuation of a sentence beyond the second line of a couplet. Now also applied less restrictedly to the carrying over of a sentence from one line to the next.


Other: Interesting!

SNOOT score: 2
 
Page: 386

Source: Oxford English Dictionary   


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