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3 definitions found
 for Trochee
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Trochee \Tro"chee\, n. [L. trochaeus, Gr. ? (sc.?), from ?
     running, from ? to run. Cf. Troche, Truck a wheel.]
     (Pros.)
     A foot of two syllables, the first long and the second short,
     as in the Latin word ante, or the first accented and the
     second unaccented, as in the English word motion; a choreus.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  trochee
      n 1: a metrical unit with stressed-unstressed syllables

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  77 Moby Thesaurus words for "trochee":
     Alexandrine, accent, accentuation, amphibrach, amphimacer,
     anacrusis, anapest, antispast, arsis, bacchius, beat, cadence,
     caesura, catalexis, chloriamb, chloriambus, colon, counterpoint,
     cretic, dactyl, dactylic hexameter, diaeresis, dimeter, dipody,
     dochmiac, elegiac, elegiac couplet, elegiac pentameter, emphasis,
     epitrite, feminine caesura, foot, heptameter, heptapody,
     heroic couplet, hexameter, hexapody, iamb, iambic,
     iambic pentameter, ictus, ionic, jingle, lilt, masculine caesura,
     measure, meter, metrical accent, metrical foot, metrical group,
     metrical unit, metron, molossus, mora, movement, numbers, paeon,
     pentameter, pentapody, period, proceleusmatic, pyrrhic, quantity,
     rhythm, spondee, sprung rhythm, stress, swing, syzygy, tetrameter,
     tetrapody, tetraseme, thesis, tribrach, trimeter, tripody,
     triseme
  
  

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