• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Synaphea sin-a-fē′a the metrical continuity between one colon and another, mutual connection of all the verses in a system, so that they are scanned as one verse, as in anapæstics: elision or synalepha, at the end of a line, of the final vowel of a dactylic hexameter before the initial vowel of the next
    • Synaphea Also Synaphei′a
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