Sestette

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Sestette the last six lines of a sonnet forming two stanzas of three lines each:
    • n Sestette (mus.) same as Sextet.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
It. sestettosesto—L. sextus, sixth.

Usage

In literature:

Sestett and Chorus, end of Act II., skilfully worked up, and received with acclamation.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 98, May 3, 1890." by Various
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