Definition of iamb:
- "The Tinder-Box", Maria Thompson Daviess.
157. Here are fourteen stanzas of composite dimeter, each having two sorts of lines; the first sort consisting, with a few exceptions, of a dactyl and an amphimac; the second, mostly, of two iambs; but, in some instances, of a trochee and an iamb;- the latter being, in such a connexion, much the more harmonious and agreeable combination of quantities.- "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.
- "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.