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  • n. Plural form of sextain.

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Examples

  • About 1607 William Drummond of Hawthornden penned a series of sixty-eight interspersed with songs, madrigals, and sextains, nearly all of which were translated or adapted from modern Italian sonnetteers.

    A Life of William Shakespeare with portraits and facsimiles

  • An indefatigable rhymester, he had, during the whole of the journey, overwhelmed with quatrains, sextains, and madrigals, first the king, and then La Valliere.

    Louise de la Valliere

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