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rhyme scheme

[ rahym-skeem ]
/ ˈraɪm ˌskim /
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noun
the pattern of rhymes used in a poem, usually marked by letters to symbolize correspondences, as rhyme royal, ababbcc.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

Origin of rhyme scheme

First recorded in 1930–35
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