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cywydd

[kuh-with] /ˈkʌ wɪð/
noun, Prosody.
1.
a form of meter in Welsh poetry consisting of rhyming couplets, each line having seven syllables: first used in the 14th century.
Origin of cywydd
1950-1955
1950-55; < Welsh; Old Welsh couid song, metrical composition; cognate with Old Irish cubaid harmonious, rhyming
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