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Paeon   Listen
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paeon  n.  (Written also, less correctly, paean)  (Anc. Poet.) A foot of four syllables, one long and three short, admitting of four combinations, according to the place of the long syllable.






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"Paeon" Quotes from Famous Books



... the legendary stories everybody (as I may say) has in his mouth. In Paeon, however, the Amathusian, there is a story given, differing from the rest. For he writes that Theseus, being driven by a storm upon the isle of Cyprus, and having aboard with him Ariadne, big with child, and extremely ...
— Plutarch's Lives • A.H. Clough



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