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Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

‘male’ or ‘masculine’ rhymes or endings are those having a final accented syllable, as distinguished from ‘female’ or ‘feminine’ rhymes or endings in which the last syllable is unaccented.

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rhyme

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 8 words.

rhyme or reason logical explanation or reason.

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rhyme

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 30 words.

‘male’ or ‘masculine’ rhymes or endings are those having a final accented syllable, as distinguished from ‘female’ or ‘feminine’ rhymes

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rhyme

Edited by Peter France.

in The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

January 1995; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (European). 19 words.

For a general view of rhyme and the different types of rhyme in French poetry, see Versification, 3.

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Rhyme

in The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics

P ublished online August 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 10692 words.

I. Origin and History of Rhyme in World Poetries II. Rhyme in Western Poetries, Particularly in English

I. Origin and

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Rhyme

Matthew Campbell.

in The Oxford Handbook of Victorian Poetry

October 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (19th Century); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 8960 words.

This article analyzes rhyme in Victorian poetry. It describes the persistence of rhyme in nineteenth-century poetry despite being the most ‘unnatural’ thing about verse. It discusses how...

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rhyme

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 18 words.

XVII. var. sp. of RIME.

So vb. XVII;

hence rhymer (-ER) XVII, rhymester (-STER

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rhyme

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

‘male’ or ‘masculine’ rhymes or endings are those having a final accented syllable, as distinguished from ‘female’ or ‘feminine’ rhymes or endings in which the last syllable is unaccented.

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Rhyme

David Robey.

in Sound and Structure in the Divine Comedy

December 2000; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature. 13297 words.

The near-phonological nature of Italian spelling, together with the relative simplicity of the rules for rhyme in traditional Italian metrics, mean that rhyme in Italian is susceptible of...

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rhyme

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 161 words.

Rhyme means generally (1) “the correspondence of sound in words or lines of verse”; or (2) “a poem or poetry.”

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rhyme

Julia Cresswell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 49 words.

[ME]

Both rhyme and rhythm come from the same source, Greek rhuthmos. Before it referred to a musical beat

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