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- n. A set of verses arranged so that the name of the subject occurs five times, the whole set of verses being divided into five different parts from top to bottom.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A set of verses so disposed that the name forming the subject of the acrostic occurs five times -- the whole set of verses being divided into five different parts from top to bottom.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Containing five acrostics of the same name.
- n. A set of verses so disposed as to contain five acrostics of the same name, there being five divisions in each verse.
penta- + acrostic (Wiktionary)
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