In poetry, a dimeter is a metrical line of verse with two feet. Consider Thomas Hood's "Bridge of Sighs:"
Take her up \\ tenderly,
Lift her with \\ care,
Fashioned so \\ slenderly,
Young and so \\ fair.
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