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Definition of Rhymes

Rhyme
Rhyme 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 under Prime.] 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. --Milton. 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 any. 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.
Rhyme
Rhyme 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.' --Chaucer. There marched the bard and blockhead, side by side, Who rhymed for hire, and patronized for pride. --Pope. 2. To accord in rhyme or sound. And, if they rhymed and rattled, all was well. --Dryden.
Rhyme
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 good. --Herbert.

Meaning of Rhymes from wikipedia

- these would be considered identity, rather than rhyme. Eye rhymes or sight rhymes or spelling rhymes refer to similarity in spelling but not in sound...
- as Busta Rhymes, is an American rapper, record producer, record executive, and actor. Chuck D of Public Enemy gave him the moniker Busta Rhymes, after NFL...
- Halliwell, and Sir Walter Scott. The following is a list of English nursery rhymes. Children's literature portal List of playground songs Holden, Robert (1992)...
- century. The term Mother Goose rhymes is interchangeable with nursery rhymes. From the mid-16th century nursery rhymes begin to be recorded in English...
- Cocomelon - Nursery Rhymes (also known as Cocomelon, formerly known as "ABCkidTV") is a YouTube channel that specialises in 3D animation videos of both...
- multisyllabic rhymes (also known as compound rhymes, polysyllable rhymes, and sometimes colloquially in hip-hop as multies) are rhymes that contain two...
- Tampa Bay Rays. Rhymes was raised in Houston, Texas and has an identical twin brother named Jonathan.[citation needed]As a young child Rhymes first pla****...
- Rhymer may refer to: Rhymer (actor), an actor in a seasonal folk play Rhymer (poet), a bad poet Thomas the Rhymer, 13th century Scottish laird and reputed...
- Ray Rhymes (born October 22, 1989) is a professional baseball outfielder. He pla**** for the LSU Tigers baseball team. After high school, Rhymes attempted...
- A rhyme scheme is the pattern of rhymes at the end of each line of a poem or song. It is usually referred to by using letters to indicate which lines...
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