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Definition of Male rhyme
Male rhymeRhyme Rhyme, n. [OE. ryme, rime, AS. r[=i]m number; akin to
OHG. r[=i]m number, succession, series, G. reim rhyme. The
modern sense is due to the influence of F. rime, which is of
German origin, and originally the same word.] [The Old
English spelling rime is becoming again common. See Note
1. An expression of thought in numbers, measure, or verse; a
composition in verse; a rhymed tale; poetry; harmony of
language. ``Railing rhymes.' --Daniel.
A ryme I learned long ago. --Chaucer.
He knew Himself to sing, and build the lofty rime.
2. (Pros.) Correspondence of sound in the terminating words
or syllables of two or more verses, one succeeding another
immediately or at no great distance. The words or
syllables so used must not begin with the same consonant,
or if one begins with a vowel the other must begin with a
consonant. The vowel sounds and accents must be the same,
as also the sounds of the final consonants if there be
For rhyme with reason may dispense, And sound has
right to govern sense. --Prior.
3. Verses, usually two, having this correspondence with each
other; a couplet; a poem containing rhymes.
4. A word answering in sound to another word.
Female rhyme. See under Female.
Male rhyme. See under Male.
Rhyme or reason, sound or sense.
Rhyme royal (Pros.), a stanza of seven decasyllabic verses,
of which the first and third, the second, fourth, and
fifth, and the sixth and seventh rhyme. Male rhymeMale Male, a. [F. m[^a]le, OF. masle, mascle, fr. L. masculus
male, masculine, dim. of mas a male; possibly akin to E. man.
Cf. Masculine, Marry, v. t.]
1. Of or pertaining to the sex that begets or procreates
young, or (in a wider sense) to the sex that produces
spermatozoa, by which the ova are fertilized; not female;
as, male organs.
2. (Bot.) Capable of producing fertilization, but not of
bearing fruit; -- said of stamens and antheridia, and of
the plants, or parts of plants, which bear them.
3. Suitable to the male sex; characteristic or suggestive of
a male; masculine; as, male courage.
4. Consisting of males; as, a male choir.
5. (Mech.) Adapted for entering another corresponding piece
(the female piece) which is hollow and which it fits; as,
a male gauge, for gauging the size or shape of a hole; a
male screw, etc.
Male berry (Bot.), a kind of coffee. See Pea berry.
Male fern (Bot.), a fern of the genus Aspidium (A.
Filixmas), used in medicine as an anthelmintic, esp.
against the tapeworm. Aspidium marginale in America, and
A. athamanticum in South Africa, are used as good
substitutes for the male fern in medical practice. See
Female fern, under Female.
Male rhyme, a rhyme in which only the last syllables agree,
as laid, afraid, dismayed. See Female rhyme, under
Male screw (Mech.), a screw having threads upon its
exterior which enter the grooves upon the inside of a
corresponding nut or female screw.
Male thread, the thread of a male screw.
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