Variant of doggerel
- trivial, awkward, often comic verse characterized by a monotonous rhythm
- any trivial or bad poetry
Origin: Middle English dogerel (Chaucer), probably ; from Italian doga, barrel stave, but influenced, influence by dog as inch(es) dog Latin: parallel with German knüttelvers, literally , cudgel verse, ProvenÃ§al bastonnet, little stick, type of verse
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