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A verse unit consisting of two rhymed lines in iambic pentameter.
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(Poetry) prosody a verse form consisting of two rhyming lines in iambic pentameter
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a set of two rhymed lines of iambic pentameter.
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|Noun||1.||heroic couplet - a couplet consisting of two rhymed lines of iambic pentameter and written in an elevated style|
couplet - a stanza consisting of two successive lines of verse; usually rhymed
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n (Poet) → Heroic Couplet nt, Reimpaar aus fünffüßigen Jamben
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