Decasyllable is a term used in syllabic verse . It means a line of ten (10) syllables.

Iambic pentameter, the verse most commonly used in English, is (normally) decasyllabic.

Line lengths in syllabic verse Edit

8 - Octosyllable

10 - Decasyllable

11 - Hendecasyllable

12 - Dodecasyllable

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