from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Unrhymed verse having a regular meter, usually of iambic pentameter.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A poetic form with regular meter, particularly iambic pentameter, but no fixed rhyme scheme.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See under Verse.
  • n. poetry in which the lines do not end in rhymes.

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

  • n. unrhymed verse (usually in iambic pentameter)


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