a “foot” is a general term that is used in poetry.
i’ve decided that i should update this wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foot_(prosody)
i’ve faced some trouble with trying to find “broken rhyme” in any text books at our library and have decided to change it to this word.
not that it is much easier, but the wikipedia explanation for it is very limited and can be a little more specific. i will provide a short tense explanation of the term in my own words with the information provided by the text in Western Wind: intro to poetry page 206.