Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A stanza of six lines.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Pros.) A stanza of six lines; a sestine.

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  • noun poetry A stanza of six lines; a sestine.

Etymologies

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Latin sextus sixth, from sex six: compare Italian sestina.

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