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ἀνά-παιστος , ον, (cf. sq.)
A.hammered, forged,κλείςIG2.678B64, al., 11.161A94 (Delos, iii B. C.).
II. struck back, rebounding:—as Subst., anapaest (i. e. a dactyl reversed), D.H.Comp. 25, Heph.8, etc.; “. ἀπὸ μείζουςdactyl, Aristid.Quint.1.15.
2. anapaestic verse, Arist.Po.1452b23, D.H.1.25, etc.: in pl., of the Comic parabasis, Ar.Eq.504, Pax735, al.; “ἀνάπαιστοι σύμπτυκτοιPherecr.79, cf. Sch.metr.Pi.O.4.1; ἀνάπαιστόν τι something in anapaestic metre, Aeschin.1.158: ἀνάπαιστα, τά, anapaestic verses, Alciphr. 3.43; esp. of ribald or satirical songs, D.C.66.8, Plu.Per. 33.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aeschines, Against Timarchus, 158
    • Aristophanes, Knights, 504
    • Aristophanes, Peace, 735
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1452b.23
    • Plutarch, Pericles, 33
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 1.25
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 25
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