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British Dictionary definitions for cynghanedd

cynghanedd

noun
  1. a complex system of rhyme and alliteration used in Welsh verse
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Word Origin

from Welsh
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Historical Examples

  • Goronwy Owen wrote all his poetry in the cynghanedd, and his work gave the old metres a new life.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5

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