Origin of stanza
Synonyms for stanza
Examples from the Web for stanzaic
Historical Examples of stanzaic
On the various kinds of stanzaic structure, see pages 88 ff., below.The Principles of English Versification
Paull Franklin Baum
In melody and stanzaic form, we shall see that the two poems are not unlike, but in motive they are totally distinct.The Raven
Edgar Allan Poe
The poetry, even in the epics, is stanzaic; no part of it can fairly be compared to English blank verse.
Word Origin for stanza
"group of rhymed verse lines," 1580s, from Italian stanza "verse of a poem," originally "standing, stopping place," from Vulgar Latin *stantia "a stanza of verse," so called from the stop at the end of it, from Latin stans (genitive stantis), present participle of stare "to stand" (see stet).