• Definition for "closed couplet"
    • A rhymed couplet creating an entire thought or…
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closed couplet definition

  • noun:
    • A rhymed couplet creating an entire thought or syntactic unit, for example, "True wit is nature to edge dressed,/What oft had been thought, but ne'er very well expressed” ( Alexander Pope).
    • a rhymed couplet that forms a complete syntactic unit
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