internal rhyme
noun Date: 1903 rhyme between a word within a line and another either at the end of the same line or within another line

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  • internal rhyme — n. rhyming of words, within a poem, of which at least one word does not fall at the end of a line …   English World dictionary

  • Internal rhyme — In poetry, internal rhyme, or middle rhyme, is rhyme which occurs in a single line of verse.Internal rhyme occurs in the middle of a line, as in these lines from Coleridge, In mist or cloud, on mast or shroud or Whiles all the night through fog… …   Wikipedia

  • internal rhyme — noun a rhyme between words in the same line • Hypernyms: ↑rhyme, ↑rime * * * inˌternal ˈrhyme 7 [internal rhyme] noun (technical) …   Useful english dictionary

  • internal rhyme — Pros. 1. a rhyme created by two or more words in the same line of verse. 2. a rhyme created by words within two or more lines of a verse. [1900 05] * * * ▪ poetry       rhyme between a word within a line and another word either at the end of the… …   Universalium

  • internal rhyme — inter′nal rhyme′ n. 1) pro a rhyme between words in the same line of verse 2) pro a rhyme between words within two or more lines of a verse …   From formal English to slang

  • internal rhyme — noun a rhyme involving a word in the middle of a line and another at the end of the line or in the middle of the next …   English new terms dictionary

  • internal rhyme — /ɪnˌtɜnəl ˈraɪm/ (say in.ternuhl ruym) noun rhyme between syllables in the same line of verse …   Australian English dictionary

  • internal rhyme — noun The rhyming of two words within the same line of verse …   Wiktionary

  • 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

  • rhyme — rhymer, n. /ruym/, n., v., rhymed, rhyming. n. 1. identity in sound of some part, esp. the end, of words or lines of verse. 2. a word agreeing with another in terminal sound: Find is a rhyme for mind and womankind. 3. verse or poetry having… …   Universalium

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