Origin of rondel
Examples from the Web for rondel
Historical Examples of rondel
What shall I weave for thee—what shall I spin— Rondel, or rondeau, or virelai?The Book of Humorous Verse
She had saved the rondel, and it had been printed in the Monthly.Beatrice Leigh at College
Julia Augusta Schwartz
Now young Rondel in this Precipice of his has done some splendid work.Fortitude
This he followed by English versions of the rondel, rondeau and villanelle.
Mr. Rondel would as soon have thought of buying a book as of paying for a stall.Prose Fancies
Richard Le Gallienne
Word Origin for rondel
late 14c. as a type of verse, from Old French rondel "short poem," literally "small circle" (13c.), diminutive of roont (fem. roonde) "circular" (see round (adj.)). Metrical form of 14 lines with only two rhymes. So called because the initial couplet is repeated at the end.