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Meaning of COUPLET

Pronunciation:  'kuplit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a stanza consisting of two successive lines of verse; usually rhymed
  2. [n]  two items of the same kind
 

COUPLET is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: brace, couple, distich, doubleton, duad, duet, duo, dyad, pair, span, twain, twosome, yoke
 
 See Also: 2, closed couplet, deuce, heroic couplet, II, line of poetry, line of verse, stanza, two

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Coup"let\ (-l?t), n. [F. couplet, dim. of couple. See
{Couple}, n. ]
Two taken together; a pair or couple; especially two lines of
verse that rhyme with each other.

      A sudden couplet rushes on your mind.    --Crabbe.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: antistrophe, book, both, brace, burden, canto, chorus, couple, distich, double harness, doublet, duad, duet, duo, dyad, envoi, epode, heptastich, hexastich, line, match, mates, measure, monostich, octastich, octave, octet, ottava rima, pair, pentastich, quatrain, refrain, rhyme royal, septet, sestet, set of two, sextet, span, Spenserian stanza, stanza, stave, strain, strophe, syllable, team, tercet, terza rima, tetrastich, the two, triplet, tristich, twain, two, twosome, verse, yoke
 

 

 

 

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