What does alcaic mean?
The definition of alcaic
Al*ca”ic, a.
Etym: [L. Alcaïcus, Gr.

Pertaining to Alcæus, a lyric poet of Mitylene, about 6000 b. c.

— n. A kind of verse, so called from Alcæus. One variety consists of five feet, a spondee or iambic, an iambic, a long syllable, and two dactyls.