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  • n. Words that rhyme, proposed in a parlour game as the ends of verses, to be filled out by the ingenuity of the person to whom they are offered.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. Words that rhyme, proposed as the ends of verses, to be filled out by the ingenuity of the person to whom they are offered.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Riming words given out as the line-endings of a stanza, the other parts of the lines having to be supplied by the ingenuity of the person to whom the words are given.

Etymologies

French bout end + rimé rhymed. (Wiktionary)

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