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noun 
  1. A technique in poetry whereby a sentence is carried over to the next line without pause.
An instance of this:
"The tide is full, the moon lies fair
Upon the straits; - on the French coast the light
Gleams and is gone..."
Lines 2 - 4, "Dover Beach" by :w:Matthew Arnold, Matthew Arnold (1851)
Translations: 
  • French: enjambement
Etymology: From French enjambement.


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