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Spenserian stanza

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

  • noun A stanza consisting of eight lines of iambic pentameter and a final alexandrine, rhymed ababbcbcc, first used by Edmund Spenser in The Faerie Queene.

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  • noun a stanza with eight lines of iambic pentameter and a concluding Alexandrine with the rhyme pattern abab bcbc c

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