A word or phrase whose sole purpose is to fill a metrical gap in a verse or to balance a sentence. In French, cheville is the ankle and être en cheville avec means to be in cahoots with.
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Writer, editor and translator, Pamela M. Shuggi, PhD lives and works in Frederick, MD with her cat, Caesar. She is at the beginning of her journey in yoga teacher training. She created her blog, A Reader's Story, in celebration of her love for the humanities. View all posts by pamelashuggi