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ENGLISH SONNET

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does English sonnet mean? 

ENGLISH SONNET (noun)
  The noun ENGLISH SONNET has 1 sense:

1. a sonnet consisting three quatrains and a concluding couplet in iambic pentameter with the rhyme pattern abab cdcd efef gg

  Familiarity information: ENGLISH SONNET used as a noun is very rare.


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ENGLISH SONNET (noun)


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Meaning:

A sonnet consisting three quatrains and a concluding couplet in iambic pentameter with the rhyme pattern abab cdcd efef gg

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

Elizabethan sonnet; English sonnet; Shakespearean sonnet

Hypernyms ("English sonnet" is a kind of...):

sonnet (a verse form consisting of 14 lines with a fixed rhyme scheme)


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