Definition of Quatorzain. Meaning of Quatorzain. Synonyms of Quatorzain

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Definition of Quatorzain

Quatorzain
Quatorzain Qua*torz"ain, n. [See Quatorze.] A poem of fourteen lines; a sonnet. --R. H. Stoddard.

Meaning of Quatorzain from wikipedia

- A quatorzain (from Italian quattordici or French quatorze, fourteen) is a poem of fourteen lines. Historically the term has often been used interchangeably...
- two rather than four lines. The term may also be used as a synonym for quatorzain, a 14-line poem, such as a sonnet. Poulter's measure is a meter consisting...
- to leave a period of five lines between one rhyme and another. In the quatorzain, there is, properly speaking, no sestet, but a quatrain followed by a...
- endecasillabo and German iambic pentameter. ****ociated forms Fourteener (poetry) Quatorzain Ernest Hatch Wilkins, The invention of the sonnet, and other studies in...
- quadruplicate, quatrain, quatre, quatrefoil quattuordecim quattuordecim- fourteen quatorzain, quatorze, quattuordecillion quiēs quiēt- rest acquiesce, acquiescence...
- edition). Paris: Société française d'éditions d'art, [1898]. London Types. Quatorzains by William Ernest Henley, illustrations by William Nicholson. London:...
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