Spenserian sonnet


noun

a sonnet employing the rhyme scheme abab, bcbc, cdcd, ee.

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Spenserian sonnet

noun

prosody a sonnet form used by the poet Spenser having the rhyme scheme a b a b b c b c c d c d e e
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