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single rhyme

a rhyme of monosyllables, as in heart, part. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • A national thanksgiving cannot call forth a single rhyme or a single bar of music.

  • Not that he was a maker of verse, for, if it were so, no one had ever seen a single rhyme.

    The Golden Road Frank Waller Allen
  • A double or triple rhyme follows in construction the rules laid down for the single rhyme.

    Rhymes and Meters Horatio Winslow
  • To acquire facility in rhyming it is necessary to write much and to try all styles of endings from the single rhyme to the triple.

    Rhymes and Meters Horatio Winslow
  • And once you have that single rhyme and that little piece of rhythm, you have the genesis of the whole thing.

  • He breaks entirely with the traditional Judo-Arabic method of a single rhyme.

  • Both in Middle English and in Romanic poetry we find stanzas with a single rhyme only and stanzas with varied rhymes.

  • The concluding ‘threnos’ is in five three-lined stanzas, also in trochaics, each stanza having a single rhyme.

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