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full rhyme

noun Prosody.
  1. rhyme in which the stressed vowels and all following consonants and vowels are identical, but the consonants preceding the rhyming vowels are different, as in chain, brain; soul, pole.
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Historical Examples of full rhyme

  • Its first beginnings are found in the Latin ecclesiastical hymns, and these soon developed into real or full-rhyme.

    A History of English Versification

    Jakob Schipper