Up to Snuff #60: Trochee


Up To Snuff #60:  Trochee

By, Afua Serwah Osei-Bonsu



“A metrical foot of two syllables of which the first is long, the second short.”


The Consolidated Webster Multi-Pictured Encyclopedia Dictionary



Trochaios  running, run

Akin greek wheel

A metrical foot consisting of one long syllable followed by one short syllable  (as in apple)


Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary

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