Iámbick. n.s. [iambique, French; iambicus, Latin.] Verses composed of iambick feet, or a short and long syllable alternately: used originaly in satire, therefore taken for satire.
In thy felonious heart though venom lies,
It does but touch thy Irish pen, and dies:
Thy genius calls thee not to purchase fame
In keen iambicks, but mild anagram. Dryden.