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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
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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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