- quatre bras,
Origin of quatrain
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
Word Origin for quatrain
1580s, from Middle French quatrain "four-line stanza" (16c.), from Old French quatre "four," from Latin quattuor "four" (see four).