What does alcaic mean?
The definition of alcaic
Etym: [L. AlcaÃ¯cus, Gr.
Pertaining to AlcÃ¦us, a lyric poet of Mitylene, about 6000 b. c.
— n. A kind of verse, so called from AlcÃ¦us. One variety consists of five feet, a spondee or iambic, an iambic, a long syllable, and two dactyls.