Double Dactyl

Entertainment / Literature / Double Dactyl: A comic verse written with two quatrains, with each line written in dactylic dimeter. The second line may be a name, and the sixth or seventh line may be a single word. J. A. Cuddon's poem, 'Nicholas Williamson,' illustrates the technique: Higgledy-piggledy, Nicholas Williamson, Sat in the bathtub and, Scratched at his nose. Seldom was schoolboy so, Anthropocentrically, Gifted with flexible, Bendable toes.

Other Words for Double

Double Adjective Synonyms: folded or doubled or bent over, overlapped, two-ply
Double Verb Synonyms: twofold, paired, coupled, duplicate(d), doubled
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Double Tide

Science / Tides and Currents / Double Tide: A double-headed tide, that is, a high water consisting of two maxima of nearly the same height separated by a relatively small depression, or a low water consisting of two minima separated by a relati MORE

Double Team

Entertainment / Basketball / Double Team: When two players from the same team move up to guard one offensive player it's called a double team. When two players cover an offensive player in a corner it's also known as a 'trap'. MORE

Double Taxation

Business / Finance / Double Taxation: Used for listed equity securities. Dividend roll in which the 'dividend capturer' already owns the stock cum dividend . MORE

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