Heroic-couplet meaning

A verse unit consisting of two rhymed lines in iambic pentameter.
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A rhyming pair of iambic-pentameter lines, first used extensively in English by Chaucer and later developed as a syntactically complete unit, esp. by Dryden and Pope (Ex.: “In every work regard the writer's end, | Since none can compass more than they intend”)
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