rhyme royal definition by Webster's New World
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a stanza of seven lines in iambic pentameter rhyming ababbcc, first used in English by Chaucer
rhyme royal definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A form of verse having stanzas with seven lines in iambic pentameter rhyming ababbcc.
- One of these stanzas.