elegiac stanza definition

  • noun:
    • A four-line stanza in iambic pentameter rhyming on alternative outlines.
    • a quatrain in iambic pentameter with abab rhyme system
    • A four-line stanza in iambic pentameter rhyming on alternate lines.
    • a quatrain in iambic pentameter with abab rhyme plan
    • A four-line stanza in iambic pentameter rhyming on alternate outlines.
    • a quatrain in iambic pentameter with abab rhyme system

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