[ dih-zeyn; French dee-zan ]
/ dɪˈzeɪn; French diˈzɛ̃ /
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a French poem or stanza of ten lines, employing eight or ten syllables to the line and having a specific rhyming pattern, as ababbccdcd.
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Origin of dizain
First recorded in 1565–75; from French; Old French dezen, dizain “tenth, tenth part,” equivalent to dix “ten” (from Latin decem ) + -ain, probably from Latin adjective suffix (plural) -ānī, replacing Latin distributive suffix -ēnī (plural); see -an
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How to use dizain in a sentence
So he made of it the thesis for a dizain of beautiful happenings that are almost flawless in their verbal beauty.
In this place we have to do with the opening tale of the Dizain of Queens.