Examples from the Web for sestet
I confess, though, that I did not know that Petrarch had made so frequent use of the 2-rhyme sestet.The Letters of Ambrose Bierce|Ambrose Bierce
One of these must be in the octave and the other in the sestet.The Circus, and Other Essays and Fugitive Pieces|Joyce Kilmer
The moderated tone of the piece is of very good effect after the ponderous length of the sestet.Life Of Mozart, Vol. 3 (of 3)|Otto Jahn
Most critics prefer those forms of sestet which avoid a final riming couplet.English Verse|Raymond MacDonald Alden, Ph.D.
The octet was finished and the first two lines of the sestet.Orpheus in Mayfair and Other Stories and Sketches|Maurice Baring
British Dictionary definitions for sestet
Word Origin for sestet
Word Origin and History for sestet
1801, from Italian sestetto, diminutive of sesto "sixth," from Latin sextus (see Sextus).