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sonnet

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noun
  • type of poem containing 14 lines, each of 10 syllables, and with a formal pattern of rhymes [Barron]
  • a fixed verse form of Italian origin consisting of fourteen lines that are typically five-foot iambics rhyming according to a prescribed scheme; also: a poem in this pattern [Taisha]

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