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Definition of Rhyme
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. RhymeRhyme Rhyme, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Rhymed;p. pr. & vb. n.
Rhyming.] [OE. rimen, rymen, AS. r[=i]man to count: cf. F.
rimer to rhyme. See Rhyme, n.]
1. To make rhymes, or verses. ``Thou shalt no longer ryme.'
There marched the bard and blockhead, side by side,
Who rhymed for hire, and patronized for pride.
2. To accord in rhyme or sound.
And, if they rhymed and rattled, all was well.
Rhyme Rhyme, v. t.
1. To put into rhyme. --Sir T. Wilson.
2. To influence by rhyme.
Hearken to a verser, who may chance Rhyme thee to
Meaning of Rhyme from wikipedia
- A rhyme
is a repetition
of similar sounds
the same sound) in the final stressed syllables
and any following syllables
of two or more...
- Goose rhymes
with nursery rhymes
. From the mid-16th century nursery rhymes begin
to be recorded
in ****o and most po****r rhymes
- A rhyme scheme
is the pattern
at the end of each line of a poem or song. It is usually referred
to by using letters
to indicate which
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children's nursery rhyme about
to an old superstition, the number
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- "Sticks and Stones" is an English-language children's rhyme
. The rhyme persuades
the child victim
of name-calling to ignore
the taunt, to refrain
(actor), an actor
in a seasonal
folk play Rhymer
(poet), a bad poet Thomas
, 13th century Scottish laird
- traditional English nursery rhyme
. The Roud Folk Song Index
cl****ifies this tune and its variations
10266. The rhyme dates
back at least
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. It has a Roud Folk Song Index number
of 19299. The rhyme
very little since
it was first
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, the earliest surviving version
of which dates
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