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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Part-time language instructor, part-time blogger, Pamela M. Shuggi, PhD lives and works in Baltimore, MD with her cat, Caesar. She loves to read, write, knit, cook, walk and spend time with family and friends. View all posts by pamelashuggi