"quatrains" (in Persian poetry), 1859, plural of rubai, from Arabic rubaiyah, from rubaiy "composed of four elements."
- rub up on,
- rub` al khali,
- rubaiyat stanza,
- rubarth's disease,
Examples from the Web for rubaiyat
I am sorry that so many people know Fitzgerald only because of the "Rubaiyat."
The Rubaiyat would deserve mention but for the danger of misunderstanding its message.The Young Man and the World|Albert J. Beveridge
He had recently finished the illustrations for the Rubaiyat and the book was published while we were in Rome.Nights|Elizabeth Robins Pennell
It was a first edition of the Rubaiyat, the one with the jeweled peacock cover, and it would have been worth a fortune back home.Hunters Out of Space|Joseph Everidge Kelleam
Wherever the English speech is spoken or read, the Rubaiyat have taken their place as a classic.