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  • noun Plural form of clerihew.

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Examples

  • There are blues poems and clerihews, and even the rare riddle poem or two.

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  • These clerihews 'decline into defective structure and rhyme

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  • This book contains sixty-one clerihews of Auden's.

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  • I was writing a few clerihews -- those four-liners that start with a famous name and go on to say something insightful about the person named -- just at the time when da Vinci's Mona Lisa was being exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York (on loan from the Louvre).

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