initial rhyme
noun Date: 1838 alliteration

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  • initial rhyme — noun use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a line of verse around the rock the ragged rascal ran • Syn: ↑alliteration, ↑beginning rhyme, ↑head rhyme • Derivationally related forms: ↑alliterate (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • initial rhyme. — See beginning rhyme. [1830 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • initial rhyme. — See beginning rhyme. [1830 40] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rhyme — A rhyme is a repetition of similar sounds in two or more words and is most often used in poetry and songs. The word rhyme may also refer to a short poem, such as a rhyming couplet or other brief rhyming poem such as nursery rhymes. Contents 1… …   Wikipedia

  • beginning rhyme — noun use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a line of verse around the rock the ragged rascal ran • Syn: ↑alliteration, ↑initial rhyme, ↑head rhyme • Derivationally related forms: ↑alliterate (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • beginning rhyme — the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words; alliteration, as in The fair breeze blew, the white foam flew. Also called head rhyme, initial rhyme. [1940 45] * * * ▪ literature       in literature, the rhyme at the beginning of… …   Universalium

  • head rhyme — noun use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a line of verse around the rock the ragged rascal ran • Syn: ↑alliteration, ↑initial rhyme, ↑beginning rhyme • Derivationally related forms: ↑alliterate (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • initialrhyme — initial rhyme n. See beginning rhyme. * * * …   Universalium

  • PROSODY, HEBREW — This article is a survey of the history of Hebrew poetic forms from the Bible to the present time. The entry is arranged according to the following outline: introduction the variety of formal systems the specific nature of hebrew literary history …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • beginningrhyme — beginning rhyme n. 1. Rhyme at the beginning of consecutive lines of verse. Also called initial rhyme. 2. See head rhyme. * * * …   Universalium

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