Elizabethan sonnet

NOUN
  1. a sonnet consisting three quatrains and a concluding couplet in iambic pentameter with the rhyme pattern abab cdcd efef gg
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How To Use Elizabethan sonnet In A Sentence

  • Less-is-more set design, it seems, had no fan in the Elizabethan sonneteer.
  • His thin skin moved so rapidly between white and red it resembled the skin of the love object of some minor Elizabethan sonneteer. INSTANCES OF THE NUMBER 3
  • The guru/speaker of Paramahansa Yogananda's "The Noble New" from Songs of the Soul offers eight loving commands to devotees in an octet that consists of two quatrains; the first quatrain features two riming couplets, and second quatrain has the traditional rime scheme of an Elizabethan sonnet, ABAB. Archive 2009-05-01
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