Rhyme vs Rondelet - What's the difference?

rhyme | rondelet |


As nouns the difference between rhyme and rondelet

is that rhyme is (obsolete) number while rondelet is a metric verse (form), modeled after the rondeau, in two rhymes over seven lines, the first (in four syllables) being repeated as third and refrain (final one), each other line having eight syllables.

As a verb rhyme

is (obsolete) to number; count; reckon.

rhyme

English

(wikipedia rhyme)

Alternative forms

* (l) * (l) (obsolete)

Noun

(en-noun)
  • (obsolete) Number.
  • (countable, uncountable) Rhyming verse (poetic form)
  • Many editors say they don't want stories written in rhyme .
  • A thought expressed in verse; a verse; a poem; a tale told in verse.
  • Tennyson’s rhymes
  • (countable) A word that rhymes with another.
  • Norse poetry is littered with rhymes''' like "'''s'''ól ... '''s unnan".
    Rap makes use of rhymes such as "money ... honey" and "nope ... dope".
  • # (countable, in particular) A word that rhymes with another, in that it is pronounced identically with the other word from the vowel in its stressed syllable to the end.
  • "Awake" is a rhyme for "lake".
  • (uncountable) Rhyming: sameness of sound of part of some words.
  • The poem exhibits a peculiar form of rhyme .
  • (countable, uncountable) Rhyming verse (poetic form).
  • (linguistics)
  • Hyponyms

    * stave-rhyme, end rhyme * internal rhyme, cross rhyme * half rhyme, near rhyme: ** pararhyme, slant rhyme * full rhyme, perfect rhyme, exact rhyme, true rhyme

    Derived terms

    * rhyme or reason * eye rhyme * female rhyme * male rhyme * rhyme royal * sight rhyme * nursery rhyme

    Verb

  • (obsolete) To number; count; reckon.
  • (ambitransitive) To compose or treat in verse; versify.
  • * 1742 , , The Dunciad , book 4, lines 101-102:
  • There marched the bard and blockhead, side by side,
    Who rhymed for hire, and patronized for pride.
  • Of a word, to be pronounced identically with another from the vowel in its stressed syllable to the end.
  • "Creation" rhymes with "integration" and "station".
  • (reciprocal) Of two or more words, to be pronounced identically from the vowel in the stressed syllable of each to the end of each.
  • "Mug" and "rug" rhyme .
    "India" and "windier" rhyme with each other in non-rhotic accents.
  • To put words together so that they rhyme.
  • I rewrote it to make it rhyme .

    Derived terms

    * rhyme off * rhyming slang

    rondelet

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A metric verse (form), modeled after the rondeau, in two rhymes over seven lines, the first (in four syllables) being repeated as third and refrain (final one), each other line having eight syllables
  • Anagrams

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