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cou·plet

 (kŭp′lĭt)
n.
1. A unit of verse consisting of two successive lines, usually rhyming and having the same meter and often forming a complete thought or syntactic unit.
2. Two similar things; a pair.

[French, from Old French, diminutive of couple, couple; see couple.]
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couplet

(ˈkʌplɪt)
n
(Poetry) two successive lines of verse, usually rhymed and of the same metre
[C16: from French, literally: a little pair; see couple]
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cou•plet

(ˈkʌp lɪt)

n.
1. a pair of successive lines of verse, esp. a pair the same length that rhyme.
2. a pair; couple.
3. any of the contrasting sections of a musical rondo.
[1570–80; < Middle French; see couple, -et]
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couplet

Two lines of rhymed verse in the same meter. In a closed couplet the meaning is complete.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.couplet - two items of the same kindcouplet - two items of the same kind    
fellow, mate - one of a pair; "he lost the mate to his shoe"; "one eye was blue but its fellow was brown"
2, II, two, deuce - the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
doubleton - (bridge) a pair of playing cards that are the only cards in their suit in the hand dealt to a player
2.couplet - a stanza consisting of two successive lines of verse; usually rhymed
line of poetry, line of verse - a single line of words in a poem
closed couplet - a rhymed couplet that forms a complete syntactic unit
heroic couplet - a couplet consisting of two rhymed lines of iambic pentameter and written in an elevated style
stanza - a fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem
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couplet

noun
Two items of the same kind together:
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Translations
مَقْطَع شِعري مُكوَّن من بيْتَيْن
dvojverší
kuplet
rímes verspár
tvær rímaîar ljóîlínur
dvojveršie

couplet

[ˈkʌplɪt] Npareado m
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couplet

[ˈkʌplɪt] ndistique m
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couplet

nVerspaar nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

couplet

[ˈkʌplɪt] ndistico
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couple

(ˈkapl) noun
1. two; a few. Can I borrow a couple of chairs?; I knew a couple of people at the party, but not many.
2. a man and wife, or a boyfriend and girlfriend. a married couple; The young couple have a child.
verb
to join together. The coaches were coupled (together), and the train set off.
ˈcouplet (-lit) noun
two lines of verse, one following the other, which rhyme with each other.
ˈcoupling noun
a link for joining things together. The railway carriage was damaged when the coupling broke.
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References in classic literature ?
Leonine verses are so called in honor of a poet named Leo, whom prosodists appear to find a pleasure in believing to have been the first to discover that a rhyming couplet could be run into a single line.
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The story is told in engaging rhyming couplets as Annie becomes increasingly exasperated with Zebra's antics.
The play was written in rhyming couplets, which can be challenging for the actors but is easily understood by theatergoers.
This first episode is actually not at all spooky or sinister but instead is more of an old school theatrical farce, with a hint of Shakespeare, thanks to being set in Iambic pentameter (that's school talk for rhyming couplets).
This first episode is actually not at all spooky or sinister, but instead is more of an old school theatrical farce, with a hint of Shakespeare, thanks to being set in Iambic pentameter (that's school talk for rhyming couplets).
and Down By The Cool Of The Pool - uses rhyming couplets to tell the tale of a curious little penguin who strays away from its family in the frozen Antarctic to explore the ice, snow and the sea.
I read a "real" news report about a woman in San Diego marrying a train station and it would also appear that our AI overlords got a robot to do an algorithm for the most Liam Gallagher-sounding "shiiiiine" rhyming couplets then got Liam to sing them.
Short but sweet rhyming couplets describing the scenery and events are set amidst the imaginative drawings of illustrator Bob Marstall.
The book is a guide to cartoon drawing in which a line by line guide is supported with rhyming couplets or triplets.