rondelet

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rondelet a shorter form of rondeau
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n rondelet A poem of five lines and two refrains. The refrains repeat the first line, generally two words, the rime-scheme being a, b (and refrain); a, b, b (and refrain). It has been written in English, but not much.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Rondelet a poem of five lines and two refrains
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr., from rond, round.

Usage

In literature:

That comedy young Rondelet must have seen acted.
"Historical Lectures and Essays" by Charles Kingsley
That comedy young Rondelet must have seen acted.
"Health and Education" by Charles Kingsley
Rondelet, the son of an apothecary, was born at Montpellier on the 27th September 1507.
"Lives of Eminent Zoologists, from Aristotle to Linnæus" by William MacGillivray
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