Examples from the Web for quatrain
Who was the most erotic poet of the late Renaissance and early Baroque, when the quatrain reached its courtly zenith?Sor Juana: Mexico’s Most Erotic Poet and Its Most Dangerous Nun|Katie Baker|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Each line ends with a trisyllable or a tetrasyllable, with dissyllabic rhyme running through the quatrain.The Latin & Irish Lives of Ciaran|Anonymous
One thing is certain, that the quatrain because of its very brevity demands more care and polishing than a longer piece of verse.Rhymes and Meters|Horatio Winslow
I like the quatrain, of course; who, knowing the "Incorrigibles," doesn't?
There are some scores of ruba'iyat that may be said to have contributed their imageries to the quatrain.The Sufistic Quatrains of Omar Khayyam|Omar Khayyam
I have omitted those which occur in the former poem and added one quatrain from the latter, which it would be a pity to leave out.The Poem-Book of the Gael|Various
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Word Origin for quatrain
Word Origin and History for quatrain
1580s, from Middle French quatrain "four-line stanza" (16c.), from Old French quatre "four," from Latin quattuor "four" (see four).