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Spenserian sonnet

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A sonnet form composed of three quatrains and a couplet in iambic pentameter with the rhyme scheme abab bcbc cdcd ee.

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  • noun A sonnet comprising of three quatrains with the latter rhyme part being carried over from one quatrain to the next, and a concluding couplet, therefore comprising a rhyme scheme of abab bcbc cdcd ee.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a sonnet consisting of three quatrains and a concluding couplet in iambic pentameter with the rhyme pattern abab bcbd cdcd ee

Etymologies

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Named after Edmund Spenser and associated with his authorship.

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