from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the English poet Spenser; -- specifically applied to the stanza used in his poem “The Faërie Queene.”

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the English poet Edmund Spenser (died 1599); specifically, noting the style of versification adopted by Spenser in his “Faerie Queene.”
  • n. The poetical measure of Spenser's “Faerie Queene”; a Spenserian verse or stanza.


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  • i want to write sonnets and songs and spenserian stanzas and i might have done it too if i hadn t got into this frightful show game business business business grind grind grind what a life for a man that might have been a poet well says frankie beaumont why don t you cut it bill

    pete the parrot and shakespeare


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