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quat·rain

 (kwŏt′rān′, kwŏ-trān′)
n.
A stanza or poem of four lines.

[French, from Old French, from quatre, four, from Latin quattuor; see kwetwer- in Indo-European roots.]

quatrain

(ˈkwɒtreɪn)
n
(Poetry) a stanza or poem of four lines, esp one having alternate rhymes
[C16: from French, from quatre four, from Latin quattuor]

quat•rain

(ˈkwɒ treɪn)

n.
a stanza or poem of four lines, usu. with alternate rhymes.
[1575–85; < French, =quatre four (< Latin quattuor) + -ain < Latin -ānus -an1]

quatrain

A group of four lines, usually rhymed.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quatrain - a stanza of four lines
elegiac stanza - a quatrain in iambic pentameter with abab rhyme scheme
heroic stanza - a quatrain consisting of two heroic couplets written in an elevated style; the rhyme scheme is abab
stanza - a fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem
Translations
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quatrain

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