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hov'ering ac'cent



Pros.
indeterminacy as to which of two consecutive syllables in a line of verse bears the metrical stress, as in any of the first three feet of Slow, slow, / fresh fount, / keep time / with my / salt tears.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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