noun Spenserian sonnet
Etymology: Named after w:Edmund Spenser, Edmund Spenser and associated with his authorship.
- A sonnet comprising of three quatrains with the latter rhyme part being carried over from one quatrain to the next, and a concluding couplet; therefore, comprising of a rhyme scheme of abab bcbc cdcd ee. The second type of sonnet.
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