Leonine verse

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Related to Leonine rhymes: Leonine verses
a kind of verse, in which the end of the line rhymes with the middle; - so named from Leo, or Leoninus, a Benedictine and canon of Paris in the twelfth century, who wrote largely in this measure, though he was not the inventor. The following line is an example:

See also: Leonine